More Stories: The Creative Writing Podcast

Season 2: Episode 6

Critique Groups and Writing Workshops

Being connected with a solid critique group or writing workshop is an important aspect of growing and maintaining a prolific writing life. Here are some thoughts on finding the right group for you.

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Podcast S2:E6 Critique Groups and Writing Workshops
  • I am not certain what circuitous route brought me to your podcast, but I just listened to one chosen at random from the list. I enjoyed it for the following reasons: your voice is easy to hear with good inflection but not too dramatic, it was organized – you wasted little time with fluff and hit the highlights important to the subject, It wasn’t too long and it wasn’t too narcissistic. Enjoyed the bits of humor – we all need that. It made sense. I have belonged to a several critique groups and as you mentioned, some are a good fit and some are a waste of time. Going to listen to a couple of more and check out your blog. I will also be intentional about giving a review on stitcher. Thanks for sharing this with other writers.

    • Katherine, thanks so much for the kind words. I do appreciate it.
      As for circuitous routes…It would be interesting to know how you got here, but I understand. The net is cast wide, and there are very few direct paths.
      Let me know if there are any topics or ideas you’d like to hear discussed at some point.
      best,
      -e