What to Look for in a Critique Group

Whether you’re joining a group or starting your own, it’s important to know what you’re looking for. Online? In person? A range of veterans to novices, or a group of peers? Once a week? Once a month?

In this article, we’ll ask the questions every critique group must ask—and give you the tools you need to answer them.

What If I’m a Bad Writer?

“The night was dark.”

Yes, that was a real opening line. And the author had no clue how bad it was.

Is there hope for bad writers? Or is writing simply a matter of talent?