By Mayra Cuevas
Find Yourself a Critique Partner
Find yourself a critique partner was some of the first advice I received from published authors. The first time I heard this I stared at the speaker blankly. What the hell is a critique partner? And where do you find one?
As always, I turned to my trusty friend Google.
A search for “critique partner definition” answered the first question. The role of the critique partner was to read my story, provide encouragement and point out what I needed to work on (more details on this below).
A search for “finding a critique partner” led me to a website that promised I would find the critique partner of my dreams. It was clear before I dived in I needed a strategy. Read more