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How to Critique: A Quick Guide

When I first joined my critique group, I went in with some knowledge of how a critique worked, but  I knew things would be different. I had critiqued in various art classes during high school and college and even in … Continue reading

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The critiques you shouldn’t listen to

Like every artistic group, writers consist of people with various habits, diverse personalities, and endless quirks. When you join a writer’s group, you are going to be exposed to people with differing viewpoints and perspectives, which, for the most part, will … Continue reading

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The first critique group I went to almost ended in a fist fight (Or how not to get upset at your first critique).

As I sat in the library’s meeting room, the other members of the writer’s group trickled in. There were six of us, four original members and two new members. This was my first time going to a writing critique group and I … Continue reading

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The Introvert’s Guide to Joining a Writing Group

Writing is an activity that tends to be pretty solitary. Most writers enjoy that. I know that I do. What’s better than grabbing a brand-new notebook, a laptop, or even a napkin, and retreating into your own creative head until … Continue reading

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