Every writer knows the value of feedback. It’s one of the reasons why they join writing groups. Some groups are more helpful than others. Giving constructive feedback is a skill and, just like writing, needs practice, but so too does receiving it. Egos can get in the way.
Every writer needs feedback. Where do you get yours?
New writers are always urged to join a writing group. The opportunity to discuss the writing process and share your work with likeminded others can be rewarding. Their main value is helping the writer to keep at it. Regular meetings mean you must come up with something. Fellow members are probably your first readers. They offer encouragement and advice. Or do they? Continue reading