Writing

Critique Group – Snow Day

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on one aspect can be helpful. If you want… Read More ›

Critique Group – Suri

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on one aspect can be helpful. If you want… Read More ›

Critique Group – Before Dawn

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on one aspect can be helpful. If you want… Read More ›

Critique Group – The Council of Arganath

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on one aspect can be helpful. If you want… Read More ›

Critique Group – Split Obsession

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on one aspect can be helpful. If you want… Read More ›

Critique Group – The Coup of Aleston

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on one aspect can be helpful. If you want… Read More ›

Critique Group – The Pyramid Scheme

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a short comment on one aspect can be helpful. If you want… Read More ›

How to Write Compelling Characters – Guest Post by Pamela Collazos

We writers often section ourselves off into camps. Plot-first writers go in one camp, and character-first writers in the other. But the truth is that, whether you start with the plot or characters, you must create compelling characters to organically… Read More ›

Critique Group (Extra) – The Unraveling of a Prince

I am adding an extra piece to critique this week. Enjoy. Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All I ask is that you post a comment about the submission below. Don’t feel like you have to critique the whole piece. Even a… Read More ›

Developing Realistic Characters Part 1 – Guest Post by Pamela Collazos

Characters can be tricky to develop. Unless inspiration suddenly hits you like a truck, you probably find it difficult to create characters out of thin air. So don’t try! Choose something more concrete to work with. The thoughts in your… Read More ›