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Tag Archives: Critique Groups
Brainstorming: Tips For Getting More Out Of “What if…”
By Sharla Rae Some writers brainstorm on their own, some do it with another writer or a group of writers. My personal favorite is ‘what-ifing’ with my critique group. Along the way I learned a few things. I think the … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, This week at Crit Group Tagged Brainstorming, Critique Groups, editing, plotting, Sharla Rae, writing 27 Comments
Beta Readers – Why You Want Them, Why You Need Them
Beta readers bumped my manuscript from okay to publishable. What did these beta readers do?
Juggling Chainsaws – Writing Two Books at the Same Time
By Laura Drake This is so not something I would ever do. I’m a pantster, and a linear writer to boot. I’m organized – anally so. I want to steep in my book, live it, snuggle up and get close … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Miscellaneous Tagged Chuck Wendig, Critique Groups, deadlines, editors, Laura Drake, publishing, Writers in the Storm, writing, writing two books at once 38 Comments
Critique Groups: How To Find Your Dream Team
By Sharla Rae I’m very proud of my critique dream team here at Writers In The Storm. We started out liking each other, but we’re now sisters both in the family sense and as professional writers. Unfortunately, not all critique … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, This week at Crit Group Tagged Critique Groups, Sharla Rae, Writers in the Storm, writing groups 18 Comments
10 Power Tips for Critique Groups
We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog for an announcement: Amy Hahn was the lucky commenter who won a copy of Judy Duarte’s new novel, Christmas on Nutcracker Court! Congrats Amy! Here’s our own Jenny Hansen, starting a new series on … Continue reading