TBOWT 011 – Getting the Most from a Writer’s Group

by Peggy on March 9, 2012

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Welcome to episode 011 of The Business of Writing TODAY podcast.

Visit us at http://tbowt.com

We love to hear your comments and questions, call us at 855-675-6225

e-mail us at peggy@tbowt.com or larry@tbowt.com

Today we are talking about writing groups and the seven key benefits of joining and participating in a writing group. For more on this topic check out Peggy’s blog on writing groups.

Peggy discusses the advantages of small groups verses large groups

7 Key Benefits are:

Critique
Support
Networking
Encouragement
Accountability
Productivity
Objectivity

Learn more about preparing your manuscript by reading her blog post called 7 Ways to Get the Most from a Writer’s Group

To read a great article on how to critique an essay try this link:
http://www.goshen.edu/english/critique-html/

Peggy talks about entering writing contests and submitting work to local publications to get clips

Peggy talks about the benefits of small vs. large writing groups and online groups. She also talks about how to start your own writing group.

Some writing group links:

www.mysterywriters.org

Romance writers of America

Society of Children’s Writers and Illustrators

To view hundreds of writing groups visit:

http://www.writermag.com/groups.aspx

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