Writing groups come in many different forms. Some are mostly social, and give people with a common interest in writing a chance to get together and chat.

Other groups are comprise highly professional, published writers who like organised critique groups to keep them on track and to share tips on writing technique from other talented writers.

In this section you'll find out how to make the most of your writing group - and even how to start one.

  • Critique Groups- The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
    Writers' critique groups can either give you a huge boost or leave you crushed and vowing never to write another story. Choose your critique group carefully, establish the rules and you will find it a welcome avenue of support and encouragement.
  • Criticism - Constructive or Destructive?
    If there's one thing that most writers hate, it's criticism. It's never easy to have someone tell you that what you're doing doesn't work...


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