Meet My Critique Partner Laura Hilton

Meet My Critique Partner Laura Hilton

Longtime readers of my blog may have an inkling of how long I’ve been on this writing journey, but here’s a quick recap. I started writing in 2005, beginning with non-fiction articles and two book manuscripts before turning my attention to fiction. My first attempt at a novel in 2008 was truly awful but the rewrite in 2009 actually went on to be Runner-Up in ACFW’s Genesis contest. That same year I started blogging…and connected

The Author Toolbox: Critique Partners and Accountability

The Author Toolbox: Critique Partners and Accountability

Writing itself is a solitary business. Just you, your ideas, and a way to record them. But the ultimate goal is to share those ideas with as many people as possible (i.e. readers) so it makes sense to gradually start involving other people into the process before publication. In addition to a professional editor, there are several other types of people to involve in your life. Tool #1: Find a craft partner. Many call this