I’ve said before that critique partners–or more specifically, beta readers–are a must have for writers today. When we finish writing something, editing and revising several times, we begin to lose our objectivity with each pass. We can’t always see the mistakes we’ve made, and we can easily miss weak points because the story is far … More What Might a Peer Critique Look Like?
#BlogBattle 2: Thorn (Fan Fiction) Proposal A Pride & Prejudice Fan Fiction Tale Elizabeth and Jane stood by the rose bush, trimming off dead heads and gathering stems for a fresh bouquet. Their mother was in an uproar over some slight given by Lady Lucas, but they’d been able to quash the tantrum with … More Proposal #BlogBattle 2 #fanfiction #JaneAusten
Blog Battle 77: Perfect Click here for Chapter One genre: action/adventure I kept staring at the biggest pile of treasure in the center of the cavern. I couldn’t take my eyes off it. Sean’s words kind of drifted out of my mind, like he’d said them but since the way we’d come was gone there … More Ch 2: Secrets of the Spokanee #BlogBattle
#BlogBattle 76: Debacle 🙂 Come one, come all! Read and write and have a ball! genre: action/adventure Choking dust plumed about. I pulled the front of my shirt up and coughed into it, at the same time squinting my eyes against the assault of tiny particles. With my free hand I waved through the dust with … More Ch 1: Secrets of the Spokanee #BlogBattle #fiction
#BlogBattle 71: Sacrilege genre: fantasy Pious and pure, her life had been lived within the sanctity of the walls of the Goodness of Holuvenius. Only women, some young but most old, were allowed within this sanctuary, but unbenounced to their Most High Matron of Holuvenius, Clarity had stepped outside the bounds and brought upon them … More Sacrifice of Sacrilege #Blogbattle 71