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Critiques – the Good, Bad and the Overly Critical
When do you show your work to others? Should you join a critiquing group? Is it safe to present first draft material? There’s no right answer but there are benefits and pitfalls.
Protagonist and Antagonist: never the twain shall meet?
My favourite element in a novel is character development. We want all our characters to be believable, especially the protagonist and antagonist. How do we make them authentic?
What do you want from an editor?
So, you’re ready to send out your work to an editor but you’re feeling nervous about it? What kind of editing would be beneficial to you and not discouraging?