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Pitch Wars 2018 Wishlist!

Who are you? Hello! I’m Laura. I write YA fantasy and I want to mentor your manuscript! If you’re not familiar with Pitch Wars, go check it out here. Essentially, it’s a writing competition/community/event that helps writers edit their manuscripts and connect with...

Writing a Critique

So you’ve completed step one (how to find a critique partner). You’ve brushed up on step two (critique partner etiquette). Now it’s time for step three: writing a critique. Whether you’re in a face-to-face workshop or just exchanging emails, I’ve found that the best...

Critique Partner Etiquette

It’s part two of my series on critiquing: critique partner etiquette. You can view part one here. Okay, so you’ve found your CP. You posted in all the right places, brainstormed all the right people… But how are you supposed to talk to these potential CPs/writing...

Finding a Critique Partner

I’m a day late posting this, but I have a good excuse! Yesterday was a crazy busy, absolutely wonderful day, because I finished my latest round of revisions on my manuscript. The kernel of this particular story popped into my head nearly two years ago. I started a...

Sharing Your Writing

I have a confession to make. For a long time (like, years), I was bad at sharing my work. Really, really bad. How bad? By the time I was sixteen, I had three (admittedly subpar) novels under my belt, and my darling mother, the all-star cheerleader who has always...