Critiquing 102 – What should I critique?

On May 11, 2011 by Aimee
Erase, erase, erase or keep, keep, keep?

Erase, erase, erase or keep, keep, keep?

My latest in a series of three posts on Scribophile is up!

Critiquing 102—Mining for Gold
Please, someone, tell me what to look for when I’m critiquing and whether to use a shovel or pen.

Sentences. Paragraphs. Scenes. Poems. Chapters. Flash Fiction. Short Stories. Articles. Novellas. Novels.

What do they share?

They are a combination of mixing, matching and the manipulation of words.

Sometimes, though, those combinations don’t work exactly like the author intends.

Last week, we discussed a critiquing process. Now, let’s look at some industry specific instruction a critiquer can use in the review of a fellow author’s works.

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I really am excited to be a part of this and to offer my words of wisdom (if anyone actually thinks I have any!)