So in clearing out the attic recently, it was my great pleasure, as an historian, to discover my old creative writing book from academic year 1989-1990. I remember distinctly the weekly Creative Writing task that our class teacher, Mr Gee, would set us weekly.
Of course, now I was able to look at this treasured book through the seasoned eyes of a teacher. It got me thinking about the feedback that Mr Gee gave me and also the impact that feedback has. His words ‘good boy’ to my ghost story is not the kind of feedback we….