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Critique #4

I had half-planned to take a break from critiques, but then Tristan emailed me with a critique request. I couldn’t say no! Tristan is thirteen years old, and she wants to be a YA fantasy/fiction writer. This is the opening scene of the novel she’s currently working on: _________________________________________ I  look down where my feet are … Continue reading

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Critique #3

If you’re new to this critiquing business, check out Critiques #1 and #2. If you’re not new, perhaps you’re wondering why I keep posting critiques. Several reasons why: 1) Generous people keep offering me excerpts—thank you!  2) I haven’t received any questions to blog about, so I’m working with what I do have—critiques!  3) critiquing … Continue reading

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Critique #2

I’m very sorry about another delay in posting. Between family, traveling, and house-shopping, it’s all I can do to check my email (and that doesn’t include replying to emails). I promise, one of these days I will catch up and return to a schedule. I just don’t know if that day will come anytime soon. … Continue reading

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Milestones

This happens to be my 100th post on this website! *throws confetti* Also this week, the site reached 3000 hits! I know that’s peanuts compared to some websites, but I’m thrilled all the same. Thank you so much to my readers, especially you faithful ones who come back every week. Wouldn’t do it without you … Continue reading