Our 'Critiquing 101' meeting in March was a huge success. We discussed how to give (and take) a useful critique and practised our newfound knowledge by giving five members a critique of up to 1000 words of their manuscript. It was such a useful process that SCBWI Singapore has set up an online critique group so that members can continue to support each other through critique on an ongoing basis.
For those of you who missed the event, you may consider joining the online critique group (see how below). Also, we have plenty more activities scheduled for the coming months so check the details below and save the dates. We hope to see you there.
In an attempt to provide more critiquing opportunities for our members I have created the SCBWI Singapore Online Critique Group, a forum where SCBWI Singapore members can give and receive monthly critiques on their work in progress (be it manuscripts or illustrations).
The aim of the group is to provide you with a place to chat, discuss works in progress, give and take advice on how to improve, receive encouragement to keep going when you’re feeling disheartened, and receive support and friendship from fellow creators.
It only takes a few writers and/or illustrators willing to share their work and eager to exchange opinions, to form a cohesive critique group and we already have 17 members joined up!
Three of those members have already submitted manuscripts and the critiquing has begun in earnest.
If you are interested in joining the group please let me know and I will provide you with more information about how it all works.
Please note, you must be a current Singapore SCBWI member to participate in this forum.
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