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3 ways to improve your writing

I’ve taken a break from writing recently.  I felt I wasn’t really getting anywhere and needed to hone my skills by doing something different, rather than ploughing on relentless. 469 more words


Writing Diversity

Hello Writer Friends!

Have you written a character that is outside of your ethnicity, country or religion? I’m sure you’ve all done your research and are almost sure that you’ve represented the character (or culture) correctly to the best of your abilities, but at the end of the day, research and personal experience are different things. 144 more words

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Beta-reading Services

So, let’s say you’ve given your manuscript to all your alpha-readers already.  They pointed out trouble-areas and you fixed those then gave your manuscript to your beta-readers.  886 more words


Linda Baten Johnson on Critique Partners

Hey everyone! Today, I want to welcome Linda Baten Johnson for a guest post. She’s written about something quite close to my heart: critique partners. 815 more words

What Makes A Good Critiquer?

Receiving critiques from beta readers, critique partners, and even fans who have volunteered to provide you feedback on your latest WIP, is an important step in the writing process. 806 more words


How to Form a Critique Group

I’ve written before about the importance of critique groups and how to find one. But what if you haven’t found a critique group that’s a good fit for you and your work? 787 more words


Looking for Critique Partners for the IWSG Competition

Even though I despaired of ever writing anything related to The War of Six Crowns in fewer than ten thousand words, I’ve managed it.

This weekend, I finished the rough draft of The One Who Would Wield the Sword in about 5000 words, although I’ll probably be adding a thousand more in edits. 243 more words