Be it for a need to socialize, for networking, or simply to recharge the creative batteries, writers often turn to organizations like writing groups or clubs, critique groups, associations, and societies. I can tell you from personal experience that when you find the right writing group for you that you’ll learn more by being in the presence of other writers than from a library full of books about writing. Almost by osmosis. Because, although the act of writing itself is a very solitary thing to do, writers are social creatures. Story tellers. It’s far more fun to spin a good yarn with an audience than without it. And critical feedback by colleagues is invaluable. Continue reading “On Writing Groups”
Kierce is a teller of tales, tall ones. She enjoys the pulling of legs and tiger tails, the weaving of yarns, and general shenanigans and hijinks. She has a terminal addiction to well told stories, anime, and manga, and claims that she is severely allergic to mathematics. When she's not at her day job or with her family, she writes, reads, and hangs out with other writers.