CritiquesGuest postsNovel writing

Caveat critiquor, or how to stand your ground against criticisms

guest post by Lance Taubold (reposted with permission from 13Thirty Books and with minor edits) Writers, like most artists, are by nature, insecure. We want everyone to like what we’ve written. Let me correct that. We want everyone to love

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Critique groups, beta readers, or editors–Which is best?

From Rick: Someone in a large online group that I belong to recently asked, “How many beta readers should one use?” The answers varied: 2-3, 5-7, a dozen or more, but the consensus was that too few may not give

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