What is Critique Circle all about? What do our members say? Some Statistics
I love Critique Circle!
If you want to know the best writing site around, it's Critique Circle. No kidding! I've been a member for a few years and I'm pleased to say that my writing has improved ten-fold and my confidence level has soared. In Critique Circle you get everything form a regular critique for your stories and poems, to help with query letters and cover letters. You can ask questions, post contests and play games.
Since being in this group I've place in the top ten in two nation wide contests. Not bad for a woman in her prime who's only been writing seriously for a few years, eh? I've also made some wonderful writing buddies in here. It's wonderful to be in a place like this where I feel I totally belong. There's a real community feeling in here!
Critique Circle is an online writing workshop for all authors, whether they write literary fiction, genre fiction, articles or short stories. Our purpose is to provide a place for writers to give and receive feedback on their work, and thereby learn from one another. The Critique Circle also includes forums as well as helpful writing tools for manuscript progress, submission tracking, character generation and more.
Workshops can be an invaluable resource to writers as they are a great way to get feedback and suggestions on their manuscripts, as well as providing a social forum for interaction with other writers. Online workshops such as the Critique Circle have the added advantage of being accessible at any time and from any location regardless of geography.
Membership to the Critique Circle is free and we welcome everyone interested in using an online forum to improve their writing skills while helping others improve theirs. Critique Circle is open to all genres, including science-fiction, fantasy, romance, children's novels, horror and suspense.
We've endeavored to make Critique Circle as writer-friendly and secure as possible. People have full control over their submissions, including the ability to either hide them from all other users or delete them at any time. People can also choose to have the stories only visible to those who regularly critique, or those who have critted in the past month. We believe this feature will make people feel more secure about using the critique forum.
Those supporting the Critique Circle also have the option to form their own private critique groups, integrated into the global critique system.
Some statistics on Critique Circle
During the last 7 days 192 stories have been submitted totalling 526,702 words.
During the last 7 days 1112 critiques have been submitted totalling 556,135 words.
140 members have joined Critique Circle during the last 7 days.
A total of 48,256 people have registered on Critique Circle.
A total of 153,896 stories have been submitted to Critique Circle.
A total of 781,840 critiques have been submitted to Critique Circle.
There are currently 45 members logged in.
Critique Circle has been visited 47,667,760 times.