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Saturday Critique session at Mutiny Information Cafe

6 pages (8-9 pages for Scripts) in 12 Point Times or Courier double spaced with half inch margins (250 words a page)

If you wish to submit longer pieces, We will accept up to 9 pages (up to 12 pages for scripts) they must be uploaded to the files section, and announced in comments for the event you are submitting for 72 hours prior to the meet-up. You may also Email to the event organizer 80 hours before if you are interested in greater privacy. The Critique moderator may opt not to read the entire longer piece depending on volume.

Priority of submission is determined by the moderator using an informal scale that is affected by several factors including: Does the submission meet the formatting requirements(1pt), are there enough printed copies for everyone(1pt), Were you Unable to receive a critique during a prior session(2 pt), Were you on time or early(1pt), did you offer feedback on other submissions(1pt), and presenter need. Presentations without advance notice or printed copies go last. 

Be constructive, avoid personal attacks, and Focus on the work itself, not the process of making it. Criticism is one way, unless you are asked a direct question- and even then keep it snappy. 

All Advice is given freely and unconditionally, and ALL works remain exclusive property of their original authors. 

If someone finds a particular submission exceptional, it may be nominated for inclusion in our Annual digital and print anthologies IF it is seconded by another member of the group (Subject to rules of the anthologies). They piece will then go to be judged by the panel if the author consents. Self- standing excerpts from larger works are acceptable.

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  • paul h.

    I might be running a little late. Getting the little girl to the nutcracker and I'll be on the bus.

    December 7, 2013

  • Janet W.

    I'm confused. Is there a file we're supposed to be able to open to?read people's submissions for critique? If so, I'm not seeing any link to it. Or do people bring their submissions in hard copy to the meetup?

    December 6, 2013

    • Mike H.

      you can do advance submissions, but most people bring their work to the event

      1 · December 6, 2013

  • Judith

    Maybe I've already had my eggnog. Sorry about the double message!

    December 4, 2013

  • Judith

    I'll miss everyone. Saturday is the beginning of the holiday party season and many of my past jobs are celebrating. Deck the halls!

    December 4, 2013

  • Judith

    I'll miss everyone! This is the beginning of the holiday party season, and Saturday is a day of parties for some of the jobs I've had in the past. Deck the halls.

    December 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Having not been a part of something like this, if I didn't come with come with something prepared for a first visit, would that be alright?

    November 30, 2013

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