6 votes

New reviewer, looking for clarification about what appears to be a request to critique

It's not the strongest question out there, and it's pretty borderline in the sense of asking for a critique, but it's a writing question and is more or less on topic. We're not as stringent about ...
3 votes
Accepted

Rewrite of help center sentences to be more open to all of our writers

The other mods and I have agreed that the tour's intro needs some improvement. As well as the sentence you pointed out, there's an errant use of "Writers Stack Exchange" (the site's previous ...
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3 votes

Rewrite of help center sentences to be more open to all of our writers

The bad example sentence featured in the question: Writing Stack Exchange is a Q&A site for anybody interested in the craft of professional writing, editing, and publishing. We cover a wide ...
3 votes

New reviewer, looking for clarification about what appears to be a request to critique

You're correct, this is a request to revise a piece of writing and it should be closed. I'd also like to point out that the mods tend to be reluctant to close a question unilaterally. We'd prefer to ...
3 votes

Do we need to clarify in the help center that questions about existing literary works are off topic, or adjust the close reason text?

Let's go back to what we're trying to say. Contexts where we allow discussion of existing works: Here's an example of how your problem can be solved Here's an example of what I'm trying to do, how ...

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