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To my mind there is a difference between critique and criticism. Criticism is inherently negative, destructive; its purpose is to devalue. Critique can be negative, but must also be coupled with advice or suggestions to rebuild. Critique is made with an … Continue reading
That title sounds dramatic, don’t it? Sorry…I’ve had Firefly/Serenity on the brain of late. I just haven’t checked-in in a while and thought I’d update on what’s going on…or rather, more to the point, what isn’t. On the submissions front, I’ve … Continue reading
I’ve spent the past two Wednesday evenings attending the DFW Writers’ Workshop. DFWWW is a critique and support organization for writers of any genre or skill level. Each Wednesday night they meet and hold critique sessions where writers read a 15 … Continue reading
Events are winding down as the con starts to come to an end. However, we did attend some pretty neat panels today… This morning we went to the “Buffy and Angel” panel that was to be comprised of James Marsters … Continue reading
This week we climb back onboard that dragon, learn to ask appropriate questions, and revel in writer/librarian love… Black Gate has done it again with their ongoing writing series “Climbing Onboard the Dragon” and “On Writing Fantasy”. This latest entry … Continue reading