Critique groups

Author Laura Clement

Author Laura Clement

One of the best things about the kid lit community is meeting so many other like minded people. It gives me great pleasure to highlight these talented people, and today I am introducing you to  fellow “Spork Sister,” Laura Clement and...

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Small Successes

Each January first, I beat myself up. Not literally, of course, but it’s still pretty painful.  I focus on everything I did not accomplish during the past year. Was I lazy? Not good enough? What was it? Turns out that type of thinking is...

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Crazy About Crtiques

Crazy About Crtiques

Let me say at the outset that I love my smart, talented, kind critique buddies. Not everyone is so lucky. Picture this: You write something, give it to your critique group, and everyone says it’s wonderful. No problems at all. Great...

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