Check it out here: http://www.scbwiepa.org/critique_group_finder.html
If you're in this area (or actually anywhere in the world) and want to be in the database, let me know. I'm very excited and proud of this feature that can hopefully bring writers together - who knows, you may have the next J.K Rowling just down the street! (Oh wait, that's right - we're optimistic here. You may BE the next J.K. Rowling!)
Next on my project list? A private group of blogs that can act as an on-line critique group. Simply post your novel one chapter at a time and your critique group can post comments. Or throw it open to the world and let everyone post comments (only for the bravest of souls!)
Optimism is NOT Arrogance
Arrogance is the belief that you are BETTER than others. Optimism is the belief that you have the same CHANCE as others. We all have the chance to achieve our dreams. Don't ever let anyone tell you differently.
I'm starting a new book today with that as the title. "The Strength To Stand Up. Memoirs of an Unemployed Man." People have...
Great time had at the SCBWI conference on Saturday! And a big hello to my friends from that conference who've hopefully joined us here....