Multiple (writing) partners

In Writing on April 25, 2012 at 4:26 pm

I’ve been in Boston for more than two years now, and in that time I’ve met a number of people in various writing groups and workshops. And yet I’ve never joined up with one of them myself.

It’s not that I have anything against the process, exactly — I found my workshops in school to be extremely helpful, and it’s always good to have an unbiased audience for your work — but I’ve still never felt all that compelled to commit myself to a writing group outside of academia.

Maybe I just haven’t found the right fit yet, but for the time being I think I prefer writing in a vacuum, waiting to show my work until its finished according to my own tastes and standards.

Still I wonder: Not counting the blog-o-sphere as a writing group, how many people are in one?


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