My “Fiction Time” writing workshop (filled to capacity, w00t) starts tomorrow evening, and so I have critiquing on the mind even as I work on my Cthulhu Attacks! trilogy. Below is an excellent article on the benefits that come to a writer when he or she devotes time to critiquing positive writers who want to improve their craft. Have a look!
The Benefits From Critiquing Are Not Just in the Feedback Given and Received
by Ann Meier on Janice Hardy’s Fiction University
You may wonder if the hours you spend reading someone else’s manuscript when you could be working on your own are worth it. The answer is yes. With the right mix of critique partners, the benefits can far outweigh the loss of writing time. Choose partners strategically.
1. Should you stick with writers in your genre?
Yes and no. When you’re learning the tropes and craft …