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Writing Critique

Writing Workshops: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 07.02.2013 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

Are you coming with the secret belief that you will be the one "perfect nothing-needs-changing" writer? They will be astonished by my piece! Not going to happen my friend. Not to you. Not to me.

The Making of a Novel: A Test Audience of One

Jennie Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jennie Nash

Do you want a fantastic test audience of one in your own life? You have to nurture this relationship as much as you do any other, but the payoff is huge.

The Making of a Novel: Why Agents Matter

Jennie Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jennie Nash

I sent 43 pages of my novel-in-progress off to my agent to read and evaluate. I won't touch those pages until I hear from her, which may be several we...

The Making of a Novel: What Does Your Character Want?

Jennie Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jennie Nash

Over the weekend, I asked a writer friend to read a two-page summary of my new book. It turns out, I can't move forward unless I know, really know, what my character wants.