I need to open this up with a caveat: I take the phrase Critique Partner really, really seriously. Like, kind of embarrassingly so. Plenty of other people out there use it to mean anyone who betas for them, or anyone with whom they swap, or anyone they consider a writing bestie, and that’s obviously totally cool – everyone has their own definitions.
This post is about mine.
And you don’t have to agree with them, but hopefully reading my thoughts on what a Critique Partnership can and should be will help you figure out what you want and expect from your own. Continue reading