WRITING, MISTAKES, AND CRITIQUE GROUPS!

I belong to a critique group with two wonderful authors, D.L. Finn and Yvette M. Calleiro. In this humorous piece, D.L. (Denise) illustrates why groups like this are so important. Her input has certainly been valuable to me, for the same reasons she shows here! Bloopers are inevitable in writing. She handles hers with the utmost grace.

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Hi SEers! Denise here, and I’m going to share some mistakes and things I missed from my work. Why? To show why a second pair of eyes or a critique group can be so important.

These are actual mistakes from my current work in progress and the comments from my amazing Critique Partners, Yvette M Calleiro and P.T. L. Perrin. I call these my Author Bloopers. A few, especially the last one, had me laughing out loud once I realized what I had said. The others had me cringing or nodding in agreement. I will follow up with the current corrected version which may change and improve with more edits.

Three eyes in the dark

  1. “They will think I have too much time on my heads, but I’m okay with that…” (heads? How many do you have? I think you meant hands—PTL) Simple fix: “They will think I have too much time on my…

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11 thoughts on “WRITING, MISTAKES, AND CRITIQUE GROUPS!

    • It certainly is, Pat! One thing I love about our critique group is the kind of transparency Denise demonstrated in this post. None of us means or takes offense. Trust is a key factor in a good critique relationship. Blessings to you!

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