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The Hows and Whys of Critique Partners and Beta Readers

One of the things I love about this blog is being able to share things I’m learning and hopefully help other writers. Today I want to talk about two things that mystified me as a new writer–critique partners and beta readers. 1,480 more words


Critique Partners in Crime

If you’ve been in the publishing industry for any length of time, you’ll probably recognize the phrase critique partner. For those of you who haven’t, a critique partner (commonly abbreviate to CP) is an invaluable asset to any writer at any and every stage in their career. 716 more words

What Makes a Critique Group Good (or Bad)

Hi there fellow writers! Sorry for being absent over the past month, my life got crazy busy. I wrote seventy-thousand words for Camp NaNo, and I found a new job, so I barely had any free time. 810 more words

Writing Advice

Be a good little manuscript!

Be a good little manuscript!

I’ve sent my baby out into the world. If my manuscript were a person, he’d have just gotten on the bus wearing a little backpack. 231 more words

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Writer's Life:

My first experience with a critique partner . . . 783 more words


Writers Need Friends, Too

Now, I know that writers tend to be an introverted bunch, so strap in, because this could be an ugly ride. For you oddballs extroverts, this will be nothing new, so shuffle on down the page while the rest of us try to convince ourselves it’s worth actually interacting with other humans. 1,525 more words



I’m on the hunt! For a critique partner that is…

I’m at the point in my writing career where it’s getting more difficult to ignore the fact that I need an honest and unbiased opinion (sorry friends and family). 582 more words