Bonnie Milani, author of Home World, discusses book critiques

I always love to host WOW Women On Writing blog tour authors. It's a great way to meet new authors and to be introduced to book genres that I don't normally turn to. Home World by Bonnie Milani is on of those books. Today Bonnie shares her thoughts about book critiques, which are particularly timely for me. I just lived through some hard-to-take critiques about my novel from members of my writing group. Please comment here for a chance to win a copy of Home World, a fast paced well-written story about the power and the price of love. A winner will be picked at random and announced on Monday, December 9. Here's Bonnie.... What Makes a Good Critique? Ah, critiques.  They're the bitter part of the writer's bittersweet craft.  Having just had an infected/impacted /fused-to-the-jaw bone wisdom tooth pulled, I'm most cogently reminded just how painful a critique can be.  Actually, that's a pretty good analogy, come to think of it.  Because as the pain in my jaw fades, I'm becoming … [Read more...]