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Take the Pain Out of Being Critiqued


Being a writer is hard on your ego. First, you put your best efforts (and often your most vulnerable experiences) down on paper for the world to see. Then you had it over to another person to be scrutinized. It’s this person’s job to praise the good aspects of


How to Find People to Critique Your Work


Form a writers’ group. Find other writers who are also working on children’s books and critique each other’s work. You can network at local conferences or classes (go to for your region’s Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators), post an announcement at your library or local book