Critique Week

Critique Week: Building a Relationship

September 22, 2010 Writing Stuff
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During this two-week long Critique Week extravaganza we’ve looked at how criticism can help us improve, we’ve learned what a successful critique partnership looks like, and we’ve identified our strengths and weaknesses so we’ll recognize our perfect critique partner.  Now let’s put that all together and talk about how to build a supportive, helpful relationship […]

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Critique Week: Finding the Perfect Critique Partner

September 20, 2010 Writing Stuff
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It’s probably a given that all good writers want to get even better.  Last week, I talked about how we can use criticism to improve our work, and I gave a peek inside a successful critique partnership. My critique partner and I work very well together, and we certainly lucked out by finding each other.  […]

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Critique Week: Secrets of a Critique Partnership

September 16, 2010 News
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Today marks a milestone for me.  My first ever appearance guest-posting on another blog.  Woohoo! I’m at Roni Loren’s blog today with a post on a critique partnership that works: mine.  With help from my critique partner, Margeanne Mitchell, I put together a humorous peek inside our relationship and tried to identify what makes it […]

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Critique Week: Making Criticism Work for You

September 14, 2010 Over-Achieving Perfectionist
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Are you *gasp* less than perfect?  Hey, it happens.  I know I’m not the only one. No matter what aspect of our life we’re talking about, whether we’re in search of parenting advice, the secrets to magic tricks, or kicking our writing up a notch, we can read, experiment, and observe to learn new techniques […]

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