By Cheryl Reifsnyder
Last week, my lovely friend Laura wrote about how the Wild Folk critique group has provided her with encouragement, camaraderie, writing insight, and more during her path toward publication. Critique groups are fantastic, as almost anyone who has a critique group will tell you.
But how do [...]
The long haul
For many writers, especially those who started seriously pursuing publication decades ago, the Holy Grail, the mark of being a “real” writer, is having a book published by one of the big New York publishing houses. Being a writer who’s been seriously pursuing this marker of success for twelve years, with [...]
“Where’s the waaaater?”
As nearly as we can remember, the wild writers started meeting in early 1983—although then we weren’t the wild writers, just five or six writers who’d met at an SCBWI event and formed a critique group. Several of us had published a few articles or short stories, but none [...]