“ Fun and accepting. Honest. ”
— Edwin S. on Mar 18, 2015.
“ Great fun, good company, skills, expertise and knowledge very much appreciated! ”
— Ian C. on Mar 17, 2015.
“ I like the mix of positive feedback along with concrete suggestions for revision. Even if everyone were silent after I read, there's something about reading to live human beings that guides me in the revision process. Reading aloud to myself at home isn't the same thing. And when two or three people say the same thing you've been suspecting was wrong, then you know you have to revise it. ”
— Toni B. on Jul 8, 2014.
“ Great, as always ”
— Carla on Jun 17, 2014.
“ Just plain awesome! Exceeded my expectations. ”
— Lloyd S. on Apr 21, 2014.
“ Very helpful, constructive and honest. A great group of people ”
— Teresa C. on Apr 15, 2014.
“ The best. Michele C. is a wonderful shepherdess. The group gets to frolic and roam, but she knows when to blow the horn and get us moving to the next person's work. ”
— Kathy M. on Mar 18, 2014.
“ A room full of gifted writers. An honor to listen and be in the room. ”
— Wendy H. on Mar 17, 2014.
“ As a first time attendee I felt relaxed and comfortable right away. Everyone was upbeat, polite and friendly. Michelle managed the flow of comments well and set the tone for a safe place for constructive criticism. ”
— Ted Y. on Feb 17, 2014.
“ I enjoyed it and look forward to the next one ”
— Cyndy on Feb 4, 2014.
“ A thoughtful bunch of lively writers. ”
— Nicole D. on Dec 10, 2013.
“ Fantastic! I think I left my ring in the left restroom on the sink. Hopefully it's there next week! ”
— Teresa M. on Oct 29, 2013.
“ Writers of fiction & memoir of differing ages, backgrounds and experience. ”
— John C. on Oct 14, 2013.
“ The email communication is good as was the in the moment experience. ”
— Russell C. on Aug 13, 2013.
“ I very much enjoyed meeting and sharing with you all. ”
— Kathryn on Jun 10, 2013.
“ Interesting people and passionate writers. ”
— Lisa P. on Apr 15, 2013.
“ Great group of writers giving usefull critiques in a relaxed environment. ”
— Ron R. on Mar 18, 2013.
“ Good. I always get something useful out of it. ”
— Doug M. on Sep 11, 2012.
“ I like the way it is conducted and run. It feels like a safe place to share my writings. Thanks to Michele and Laura for creating and running it. See you on the 20th. ”
— Viana D. on Aug 7, 2012.
“ Very helpful, constructive. ”
— Sophia K. on Jul 17, 2012.
“ I am struck by the attention each member gives to each reading, by the intelligent comments and good humor. ”
— Idore A. on Feb 22, 2012.
“ Super group of people, committed to helping each other achieve his/her writing goals. Thanks for making me feel so welcome. ”
— Janelle Tapscott K. on Feb 7, 2012.
“ You should join because you too may experience the fiery excitement of being ready to write again! ”
— Thomas B. on May 3, 2011.
“ Great mix of people. Very different writers and material keep things interesting! Everyone seems capable of giving good feedback, too. ^_^ ”
— Michele C. on Oct 18, 2010.
“ Good chance to exchange feedback. And meet nice people. ”
— Laura E. on May 17, 2010.
“ Because good writers get together and talk about the craft and the career, if that's on your mind. ”
— Ryan on Dec 8, 2009.
“ I really enjoy the diversity in the writing of our group. And, after attending several meetings with the same people, it is really fun to get to know their stories and characters. ”
— Lloyd on Aug 3, 2009.
“ It is a well-structured group without too much structure and is nurturing and fun. ”
— Teresa S. on Jul 7, 2009.
“ Wonderful potential. Lots of passion and love for writing on a variety of subjects. Hopefully people who RSVP YES will do better about actually showing up. Don't say YES if you don't mean YES. ”
— Chris J. on Oct 23, 2007.