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Spot Bad Writing Advice During a Romance Novel Critique

As an aspiring author, you may not recognize when you're receiving bad writing advice during a Romance novel critique. Not all "Beta Readers" are created equal—and that includes the published ones, who've landed a book contract with a Legacy…
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Romance Writing: 7 Questions Story Critiques Should Answer

Congratulations! You're ready to seek feedback for your Romance novel. Now you must decide what kind of feedback you're looking for: line edits or a global critique. A line edit is exactly what it sounds like: a line-by-line evaluation…
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How to Choose the Right Beta Reader

Before I was published, I used to be an avid participant in four critique groups. My "writing buddies" kept me focused on my goals; they helped me brainstorm; and they showed me where my prose was confusing or weak. Critique groups (or "Beta…