writing critiques

July 30, 2009

The Writing Process

What is the writing process that I use to create my stories? To write my worlds? There is a simple answer and a long answer to that question. The simple answer is I don’t really have a writing process that I advertise, the long answer is my writing process adjusts for the project that I am working on. Confused? S’okay, in trying to create a coherent explanation of what is essentially an internal process, I managed to confuse myself a little. The Writing Process – Prewriting Prewriting is the portion of your writing process where you do research, develop inspirational […]
July 29, 2009

Critique Writing Steps

Critique writing steps are detailed in many different how to books on writing, editing and critiquing. I’ve never actually read any of these books, mostly because the details can be quite dry. Like many authors, I imagine, I have two full bookshelves of how to books. The books that I read are the books on crime scenes, on investigative techniques and on skill sets that my characters might have. Beyond Stephen King’s On Writing and the Romance Writer’s Phrase Book, I don’t read a lot of books on writing itself. Critique Writing Steps When writing a critique, first and foremost, […]