Writing

Critiques Aplenty

I've been doing a lot of story critiques lately. I see a few different stages of writer because of this, each has pros and cons. Here's what I've observed thus far. There are the one edit writers. All they want is for someone to say they are brilliant and the story is ready to submit.… Continue reading Critiques Aplenty

Writing

Creative Techniques for Writers

Hi I'm Hannah and I'm a doodler... and I love it. To get things going for a new project there is nothing more refreshing than a few blank pages of paper and a gel pen. I've been working out my plans for a new book and filling pages of mind maps, bubble charts, timelines and… Continue reading Creative Techniques for Writers

Writing

The Chemistry of Critique Partners

The elusive and rare critique partner. Nearly impossible to find in the wild but possible to create? Let's experiment, can a good beta reader or writer friend become an excellent critique partner? You've heard the old adage to have a friend you must be a friend? Same goes for critique partners. Best place to start is… Continue reading The Chemistry of Critique Partners