October 2017 Open Critique

Oct 04, 2017 — 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Falcon Division Substation 7850 Goddard Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (get directions)

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to illness, the Open Critique for Oct 4th is being cancelled. We will continue to accept requests to attend the November session.

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This FREE program provides a critique experience for a small number of PPW members who seek feedback on manuscript pages and who want to learn how to have positive critique group experiences.

PPW’s Open Critique program is facilitated by Pam McCutcheon with the occasional experienced guest critique partner. During Open Critique, the host and the guest critique partner will provide comments, criticism and suggestions on participants’ manuscript pages, as well as model positive behaviors, techniques and procedures for critiquing.

It is our hope that participants will not only receive valuable feedback on their writing, but will also learn how to create great critique groups of their own, or learn how to improve existing critique groups.

Each month Open Critique will accommodate up to eight participants with a maximum of eight manuscript pages (double spaced, one side) per person. Bring at least 8 copies. To request a slot to participate, email your request to critique@pikespeakwriters.com. Slots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and are only considered for the month in which they are received. Participants will receive confirmation and instructions via email. You must be a PPW member to participate. You can join our membership here.

PPW reserves the right to give priority to new participants over those who have attended multiple times.

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to illness, the Open Critique for Oct 4th is being cancelled. We will continue to accept requests to attend the November session.

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Host

Pam McCutcheon

Pam McCutcheon is the author of romance novels and how-to books for writers under her own name, and the Demon Underground YA urban fantasy series under the name Parker Blue. Pam’s latest releases are updated e-book versions of her popular Writing the Fiction Synopsis and The Writer’s Brainstorming Kit (with Michael Waite) as well as self-published e-book versions of her romance backlist and fantasy short stories. Pam/Parker now works full-time as a writer, editor, speaker, and as the “Parker” half of Parker Hayden Media, an assisted self-publishing business. She can be found on the ’net at pammc.com or parkerblue.net.