Critiques - general

A place to read and critique members' work. NB: some of the best critiquing goes on in "Groups". Either sign up to a group that suits you - or set one up yourself. (Click "Create New" in Groups.)
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Sticky Topic How to seek an effective critique
Started By The WordCloud
59 8553
Gentle comment: If you are seeking critques you need to also ...View
Latest poster: Barb 6 months ago
Sticky Topic How to give effective feedback
Started By The WordCloud
103 9150
Richard, I have made suggestions of what you might do but I ...View
Latest poster: BellaM 1 year ago
Normal Topic Nervously requesting critique on part of my first chapter
Started By Amulette
1 46
Hello, and well done for posting your work up for critique it is not an ...View
Latest poster: L. 18 hours ago
Normal Topic 1st person unreliable narrator - feedback
Started By Rattlearrow
17 859
That's briliant, well done Rattlearrow! My short stories seem to have this ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 2 days ago
Normal Topic Which hook line do prefer?
Started By Chico
9 91
9, 11. Your new version of 13 sounds too simple - a laptop goes missing? ...View
Latest poster: Squidge 4 days ago
Normal Topic Prologues, is there any point?
Started By T B Carter
6 99
I remember your original now, TBC, it was at the pawn shop. This new ...View
Latest poster: Kate 6 days ago
Normal Topic My first submission - would be grateful for any advice/critiques please, I have based this around my blog
Started By Sam
7 129
The others have said what I would have said about revealing too much. All ...View
Latest poster: T B Carter 7 days ago
Normal Topic Would love a critique of my opening please
Started By Gemstar
14 163
Hi Kate - yes I think I'll start saving for that. Was trying to decide ...View
Latest poster: Gemstar 7 days ago
Normal Topic Hands - Short Story Critique Needed
Started By L.
8 93
Thanks!View
Latest poster: L. 8 days ago
Normal Topic cautiously offering a part of first chapter for you to assess.
Started By gill46
10 232
thankyou, that is very kind.View
Latest poster: gill46 9 days ago
Normal Topic TRIPtych
Started By fudgetusk
0 28
Writing On The Back Of My Hand There's a black and purple ...View
Latest poster: fudgetusk 9 days ago
Normal Topic Short Story
Started By Was
2 58
Great story. Very weird, just as I like them. Is this about David Icke ...View
Latest poster: fudgetusk 9 days ago
Normal Topic Elevator pitches, please share experience
Started By Pit Pony
11 101
I also struggle with my elevator pitch. The trouble with ...View
Latest poster: Gus 9 days ago
Normal Topic Would love you to critique first chapter please
Started By Amulette
7 79
The others have said pretty much what I was going to say. To be honest I ...View
Latest poster: BellaM 11 days ago
Normal Topic Benson - 2nd Chapter
Started By Jack75
12 220
Again, I enjoyed reading this second chapter too. Different pace but ...View
Latest poster: Donna 12 days ago
Normal Topic Critique Requested - First Chapter
Started By Jack75
9 210
I enjoyed reading this. My attention was caught from the first words ...View
Latest poster: Donna 12 days ago
Normal Topic Two part short story. Niq's part, have a look and let me know what you think.
Started By healeymonster1
2 51
Thank you. The whole reason I started this was to practise writing with ...View
Latest poster: healeymonster1 13 days ago
Normal Topic Two part short story. Viq's part. Let me know what you think. :)
Started By healeymonster1
4 60
Don't apologise. It's my responsibility as the author to make sure you get ...View
Latest poster: healeymonster1 13 days ago
Normal Topic Lore page for tabletop RPG
Started By babblefish2
5 138
This reads fine to me. Never played a roleplaying game outside of the ...View
Latest poster: fudgetusk 14 days ago
Normal Topic Comments please - all forms accepted
Started By Casey
27 278
Well written but a little confusing moving from one character ...View
Latest poster: fudgetusk 14 days ago
Normal Topic Silicon Dioxide
Started By fudgetusk
6 109
Thanks for reading. Go and read the label on your sweetener and meds. :)View
Latest poster: fudgetusk 14 days ago
Normal Topic First Chapter Critique
Started By Sal
17 361
Thanks, KallieRosa and everyone who's posted here, your comments are all ...View
Latest poster: Sal 21 days ago
Normal Topic Thoughts on latest work. (392 words.)
Started By Edison
7 109
Wow - if you knew a man worse than that truth is really worse ...View
Latest poster: green-stripey new-bee-author 21 days ago
Normal Topic First chapter...
Started By secondtime
4 215
Thanks. Glad you really enjoyed it. Yes, she does know the ...View
Latest poster: secondtime 28 days ago
Normal Topic Gnaw
Started By fudgetusk
1 101
I'm really disturbed now. All I can imagine is somebody being gnawed to ...View
Latest poster: Kate 1 month ago