Tag Archives: critique

What I learned at the 2015 conference

Here’s what I learned at the 2015 DFW Writers Conference : I have a bad ass crit group. For me, the Con began at 9 AM on Saturday, when I had my pitch. DFW is pretty unique in that part … Continue reading

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When good advice is actually bad advice

I know my last post was about putting paint on something old to call it something new, and I have a post or two more on that subject, but as NaNoWriMo ended recently, I’ve seen a few things that bothered … Continue reading

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Return of the Betas

Haven’t updated in a while, been taking a break while the betas were slogging through our work. Now, however, everything is back and Laurie is going through the beta crits and making the changes she sees fit. I drafted a … Continue reading

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Swimmin’ with the bettas.

The other night at Write Club, I was editing the manuscript alongside Laurie when she asked what I was doing. Me : Editing. Duh. Her : Well stop, I don’t want to have to go back and re-edit things you’ve … Continue reading

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I lied, you’re not actually that awesome, part 4 – Peer Critique

I fell off my high pedestal of making a post a week until I finished this series. Gah. Just imagine I’m flogging myself as I type this. Anyhow, so a few weeks ago I started this endeavor with a sort of … Continue reading

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I lied, you’re not actually that awesome, part 1

I randomly ran across this article a while back – if you don’t want to read the full article, it’s mostly about how people don’t read enough, with a few choice words about crappy NaNoWriMo novels being submitted immediately upon … Continue reading

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It’s only victory if you let it be

Yep, you read that title right. Usually you hear “it’s only defeat if you let it be,” but today I’m changing it up, because people are too often concerned with “NOT LOSING,” that they might miss the point of winning. I’m … Continue reading

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