Writer’s weekend

Go away, damn snow! Melt, you stupid ice! Nothing is going to keep my writer friends and me from gathering this weekend to write and talk about our works in progress. I’m playing host for the Revisionaries’ first annual writer’s retreat, starting in a few hours. We’ve all watched the weather forecasts like little kids…

WRITING: Ode to my critique group

Too many adverbs. Telling instead of showing. POV problem. Huh? I can count on my eagle-eyed group of critique partners to point out my story’s flaws, mistakes and plain bad writing. I got lucky when I signed up for an online critique group. I was ready to let someone else read my story but I never…