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Writing Groups #3: Taking Criticism from Other Writers, Part 2

Writing Groups #3: Taking Criticism from Other Writers, Part 2

 The Catalog of Good, Bad and Ugly I will be vulnerable here and reiterate a few less than favorable things that have been said about my work over the years.  Along the way, anyone who writes (or so I am assuming) creates a mental catalog of various

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Writing Groups #2: Accepting Help and Criticism from Other Writers: Part 1

Writing Groups #2: Accepting Help and Criticism from Other Writers: Part 1

Putting Yourself Out There Writing is about vulnerability, about putting yourself and parts of your mind/reaction to the world on display for others to see, think about, and participate in. Because you are so vulnerable and open, you have to know when to take help/criticism from you

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Writing Groups: #1: The Benefits of Community

Writing Groups: #1: The Benefits of Community

Should you or shouldn’t you . . . join a writing group? That is a question you really have to ask yourself. Many people work alone and don’t need connection to or the camaraderie of other people. Sometimes art does flourish in solitude and solitary pursuit. More

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