Alida, Kathryn, and Matt discuss writing groups. What to look for, how you might benefit, when to join and when to run!
Also, check out Alida’s Word Essential 60 Second Writing Tip on writing groups.
What are the benefits and pitfalls of writing groups? What kind of criticism is good criticism? And how can I be a better critic?
What we talked about:
The benefits of joining a writing group. (0:25)
How to be a good critic. (2:15)
How to receive feedback, who to listen to and who to avoid. (5:35)
Tips on when a work is ready for a critique group. (8:10)
How many times should you take a story to the same group. (11:45)
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