Benjamin R. More, Author at Craft Your Content

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Egos, Credits, and Rewriting: How to Survive Open Writers Groups

You know when someone can write.

The sentences flow, their ideas are clear, there’s a sense of command where every word seems right regardless of the genre.

Sometimes, while getting to know new writers, you’re impressed with their publishing credits, awards, or attention from industry insiders before ever hearing a paragraph.

Sure, as critique partners we come together to help each other, but there’s always that thread of anxiety in your brain wondering how your writing will stand up to theirs.

But no matter the genre, talent, or personality of the participants, learning to give and receive critique is a valuable skill — one that improves the craft of everyone involved… at least when applied correctly.

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