If you ever wanted a free critique to a beginning of one of your stories–if something is nagging you and you want a second pair of eyes, or if you just wanted to flex your writing muscles and help out another writer–then you’ll be happy to know that the Under the Microscope feature on A Writer’s Path is back.
In these posts, Ryan looks at the building blocks of a scene, analyzing what works and what is still confusing or obscure, and it’s a great way to gain a fresh perspective on something you’ve already written. And readers are welcome to join in the critique session in the comments. Back when the series ran in 2014, I submitted the beginnings of two of my books and the feedback was fantastic.
Welcome back to another post in the Under the Microscope series. It’s been a while. Some of you who have been following this website for years will remember these. How it works is that an author submits an excerpt from the beginning of one of their stories, with the understanding that I’ll publicly critique […]