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If you've ever stared at your keyboard, lamenting how much your writing sucks, good news! You found us. And we're here to tell you to snap out of it. 

STRONG HINT: Your writing does not suck. You're just not done yet.

So, whether you're a new penmonkey or a seasoned word-slinger looking for new perspective, listen in and find some nuggets to nudge you along until you find your own momentum.  

Aug 26, 2019

In this episode the group discusses how characterization is integrated into every aspect of a story, as well as the idea that “character” is a verb. Jessica also stresses the need to establish your character’s Ordinary World in order for people to care about them.

The ladies touch on different ways of planning...


Aug 12, 2019

In Part Two of this section, critique group member Troy Kozen joins in for more insights into what makes a critique group work.

Topics include philosophies behind giving and receiving critique and the difference between giving feedback as a newbie versus giving feedback as a seasoned critiquer.

   

QUOTE: "Don’t be...