Musings on the Craft of Writing

►Always Seek Out Good Critiques

Thanks to the folks at There and Draft Again for giving away critique prizes.  I won a First 5K word critique by K.L. Schwengel.

She wrote, and I love that she asked how brutally honest I wanted her to be.  I told her to unload both barrels.  This is what helps us grow as writers, hearing unveiled honesty from those in the know.

~Daniel

 

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6 responses

  1. graceh13

    Kudos to you Daniel! 🙂

    December 9, 2013 at 5:44 am

  2. Congrats Daniel!

    December 10, 2013 at 8:25 am

  3. Brutal honesty is always pretty scary – to get and give. But super helpful.

    December 13, 2013 at 6:46 am

    • If the person giving the critique has a good grasp of writing (and of your genre) then you can always get something useful.

      December 13, 2013 at 11:22 am

  4. Totally off subject, but if memory serves me correct, this is a new format on your blog isn’t it?
    If not: then I guess that I haven’t been paying attention. It looks great!

    December 16, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    • Hi Suzanne, I cleaned it up a little, and tweaked the sidebars. Glad you like it.

      December 16, 2013 at 10:02 pm

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