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Honing those words

Honing those words

Last time I used Critique Circle was way back in 2007. The website tells me I only joined in November 2006 (although I have a memory of being part of it for much longer). I’m not sure why I have…

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Honing those words

Last time I used Critique Circle was way back in 2007. The website tells me I only joined in November 2006 (although I have a memory of being part of it for much longer). I’m not sure why I have…

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Fear of Criticism

Claire asked me yesterday whether I had ever had any negative comments or criticism over my writing and how I dealt with that. To be honest I can’t really recall ever having experienced that, so maybe that means I write…

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The Results of the Icelandic Jury

I received my first Icelandic critique of the opening chapters of my novel today. It didn’t come, as you might think, from one of the my cousins, but from a fellow critter, Sif Traustadóttir, on CritiqueCircle. When I saw that…

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(a day late)

1. The drive into work this morning was gorgeous; clear and bright but with a slight misty haziness over the fields and a pinky-red tinge to the whispy slither-like clouds. 2. In 10 days journal, his journal will be four…

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(a day late)

1. The drive into work this morning was gorgeous; clear and bright but with a slight misty haziness over the fields and a pinky-red tinge to the whispy slither-like clouds. 2. In 10 days journal, his journal will be four…

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Cautiously, one foot forward…

I have recently registered with Critique Circle and uploaded my first story there. It’s up for critiquing on the 22 November as I still try and find my way around the site. It feels right to try out this critiquing…

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High Anxiety

I’ve had my first YouWriteOn review! I confess that I would have preferred something more positive; something that showed a greater sense of the wow, but it’s not unfair. I’m disappointed that the reader didn’t ‘get it’ quite so much…

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Encouraging…

Upon returning from London Town, I had an encouraging email response from siren_songs as regards chapter one (the first 20,000 words) of Blood & Fire. I think one of the things I find most encouraging about it, that not only…

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Echos and ghosts entwine with the here and now…


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Posted here for soulsong … see, I did go and do some writing last night! Thanks for the telling off!! Current Mood: creativeCurrent Music: small town big dreams – sinead quinn

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