You asked for it, now you've received it—and you have feelings. Receiving criticism is one of the most difficult things we do as writers. No one teaches us how to manage the emotions that come with it. Yet, we know our work isn't perfect. Even when we've edited and revised and honed until there's nothing … Continue reading Receiving Criticism
When you've finished a piece of fiction, or think you're close, you can still make it better. The process starts with sharing it. The question is, how to share it? Should you post it online on your blog or a site like Wattpad? Should you share it with an editor? Should you ask for a Beta … Continue reading Do You Need A Beta Reading or a Critique? What’s the Difference?
When do you need a beta reader, or should you find a critique partner? The answer is yes. Any writer serious about creating the best story they can will probably find they need both a critique partner and beta reader. What's the difference? A critique partner is usually a fellow writer, or an editor, who … Continue reading Beta Readers and Critique Partners