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#FreeWriterResources: Critique Groups

In the past, I've written about two wonderful critique groups I belong to. One is a picture book critique group that is smaller and operates more typically, and the other is a middle-grade group that is larger and takes on a more supportive role, offering beta reads and critiques as and when necessary. Both of… Continue reading #FreeWriterResources: Critique Groups

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It’s always better when we’re together: An inside look at a picture book critique group

One of the best things that happened to me as a writer was being invited to a critique group. I'm usually shy with new people (can you imagine?!) and having never lived out of Sri Lanka, I don't have many foreign friends. I was apprehensive, and all those middle-grade feelings came up- will I fit… Continue reading It’s always better when we’re together: An inside look at a picture book critique group

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#FreeWriterResources: Mentorships- Part 2

Below is a list of free mentorships specifically for writers from diverse/underrepresented backgrounds. As a recipient of one of the below mentorships, I truly appreciate the efforts made by these individuals and organizations to help us in our dream of creating a more realistic representation of the world we live in through the books we… Continue reading #FreeWriterResources: Mentorships- Part 2