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Navigating the Ocean of Story: What Do You Think About Online Critiques?

Ursula K. Le Gun

By Ursula K. Le Guin Last week in the “Negotiating the Ocean of Story” post, I found that Tamara’s question gave me an opportunity to ask you and all the others sailing with us a question. I posted it at … Continue reading

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Why Can’t You Just Watch the Movie?

There two kinds of people in the world: the people who divide the world into two kinds of people, and the people who don’t. (**Rimshot**) Okay: Among the many binary categorizations of humans, one that I run into a lot … Continue reading

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Tell Me What You Really Think: Evolving Critiques

Years ago, I was a member of an ongoing writer’s group and co-founder of another. When I joined, I had no idea how to give or receive a critique. I learned by listening and by doing, and occasionally by having … Continue reading

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