Marco Island Writers, Inc.    Guidelines for Writing Critiques    Spring, 2017

 
Title of the submission (or other identification, such as the beginning of the opening sentence ) 


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 Topic of work and writer’s apparent purpose: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Comments and Observations

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Writer’s Ability to Engage the Audience:

(Include observations about the apparent sense of audience; the strength of the voice and the focus; the fluency and maturity of expression; the effects of the narration or description on the reader).


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Writer’s Use of Language:

(Include observations about the kind of language used, its clarity and its  imaginative aspects; comment on the relevance  of the language to the topic).


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Thinking Points for Revisions:

(Include suggestions for revision of content , as well as specific observations about organization, writing strategies, clarity, use of transitions,  grammar, syntax and other technical aspects).


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