I participate in the writing forum sponsored by ALongStoryShort and have found the other members' comments on my pieces to be very helpful. I may occasionally feel that a comment has "missed the point", just as I'm sure some of my comments on pieces written by younger authors definitely miss their generational point. Overall, however, I feel that I benefit from their input.
In the "Writer's Workbook" section of the issue, the following articles were well-worth taking the time to read:
- "Revision and Self-Editing" by Nancy Lamb
- "Put Your Fiction to the Plausibility Test" by Steve Almond
- "Strengthen Your Scenes with 5 Easy Tips" by James Scott Bell
- "Rescue Your Story from Plot Pitfalls" by Laura Whitcomb