Tag : writers groups

Written on Oct, 28, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

We all seek opinions about everything, every day, either at home, school or work. We ask friends and family, we ask acquaintances on Facebook or other social media. Do you like this? What should I wear? Is that movie any good? Did you like this book? What kind of person is Joe? Was my report useful at the management meeting? …

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Written on Jun, 20, 2012 by in , | Leave a comment

Hello everyone, this is the first ever guest post on my site, and I’m very excited to bring you this article by Mark Landen. Thanks, Mark! He’s working on his first novel, but for the last year or so, he has also been beavering away on a brand new author-centric web site called Criticular. But I’m getting ahead of myself. …

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Written on Jun, 17, 2012 by in | 3 Comments.

  In part 1, I wrote about group formats. When you are searching for a new (or your first) group, you obviously want to ask about format and meeting frequency, and select a group that mirrors your style and amount of free time. I recommend a face-to-face group as more personal and social than critiques conducted via email. Other questions …

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Written on Jun, 11, 2012 by in | 3 Comments.

Critique or writers groups: Some writers swear by them, others view them with disdain, and I have met many folks who have just had awful experiences with them. Many successful authors label them unnecessary, which probably makes sense for them – if you have a dozen or more books under your belt, you should have honed your craft to a …

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