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Networking & Skill-building: Classes, Critiques, & Conferences

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Fundamentals of Fiction: Courses, Workshops and Tutors - Marg Gilks
Getting the Most from Online Writing Classes - Moira Allen
Learning the Craft - Dawn Copeman
Is an MFA Program Right for You? - Amy White

Critique Groups
The Benefits of Critique Groups - Michele Acker
Critiquing Poetry (Including Your Own) - Gwyneth Box
Fundamentals of Fiction: Critique Groups and Writers' Groups - Marg Gilks
How Online Critiquing Can Help Your Writing - Moira Allen
How to Get - and Take - Criticism - Victoria Grossack
How to Give and Receive Critiques - Dawn Copeman
Processing Feedback - Joni B. Cole

Writing Conferences
How to Become a Presenter at Prestigious Conferences - Patricia Fry
How to Pitch Your Book at a Writing Conference - Cynthia Gallagher
Networking and Promotion at a Writer's Conference - Debby Ridpath Ohi
The Perfect Pitch: Pitching to Agents at a Writing Conference - Sue Fagalde Lick
Speak Out: Networking through Speaking at Writing Conferences - Tami Cowden
Ten Great Reasons (Plus One) to Attend a Writers' Conference - by Susan Denney

Being There (editorial) - Audrey Henderson
The Buddy System - Carol Sjostrom Miller
Networking Opportunities for International Writers - Ysabel de la Rosa
School Bookfairs: A Great Opportunity for Market Research - Carol Baldwin
Speak Out: Networking through Speaking at Writing Conferences - Tami Cowden
Using Informational Interviews to Advance Your Career - Terri Mrosko
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