Critiquing is a skill that needs to be learned, and does not come naturally, even to the most seasoned of writers. Before beginning a critiquing relationship, we recommend that you check out these articles on the why’s and hows of Critiquing .
- Ladies Who Critique‘s 3 Golden Rules of Critiquing
– Critiquing Fiction (Article by Victory Krayne)
– Communicating With Your Critique Partner (Logistics & Etiquette)
– What Should I Expect From a Critique? (Article by Becky Levine)
– Assessing Critiques (Article by Natalie Whipple)
If you are new to critiquing, or even if you are not, we recommend: The Writing and Critique Group Survival Guide by Becky Levine.
In it you’ll find great advice on The Basics of a Critique Group, How to Critique Fiction, How to Critique Non- Fiction, How to Critique Books for Younger Children, How to Revise & Self-Edit From a Critique, How to Maintain Your Critique Relationships.