Tag: critique group

  • When to Ask for a Critique

    At what point do you let others read a draft? First Drafts are $#@# It’s an open secret that first drafts are awful and the best thing about a first draft is that it is finished. So, do you prefer that outside readers read this draft or wait for a more polished draft? Do you […]

  • Revision: Understanding critiques

    I seem to be thinking a lot about critiques these days, probably because I’m getting critiques from a couple different sources. The Strengths and Weaknesses of a Critiquers In critique groups, I find that writers/readers have different styles of critiquing. Grammar Witches: This person always finds the punctuation, spelling, and grammar mistakes; I’m grateful for […]