March 25th, 2015

Critique Etiquette: The Ultimate Guide for Giving & Receiving Feedback

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Angela Ackerman | This week at Crit Group

Angela Ackerman

Years ago I joined the award-winning site, The Critique Circle, where I learned to hone my writing skills and develop the thick skin needed to take criticism and rejection. In addition to writing well beyond a thousand critiques, I became a moderator for the site, and with members in the thousands, I mediated situations that cropped up between writers who either struggled to give an appropriate critique, or to accept one.… Read the post

December 26th, 2014

The Perils of Writing in Public

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This week at Crit Group | Writer's Life

It’s the day after Christmas, and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably exhausted and have a jolly hangover. So let’s just hang out and swap stories.

Orly and I were chatting in an early email over coffee the other day about yet another way that we writers are seen as a different species by the rest of the population: Writing in Public.Read the post


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