What is Critique Circle all about? What do our members say? Some Statistics
Couldn't fix the writing without CC
I'm continually amazed by the quality of critiques I get from other members—and how (mostly) warmly mine are received. There is truly no way to become a better writer than to critique others' work and allow others to examine your own. The community of people dedicated to making all of us better at this has allowed me to grow in this very difficult craft in areas I never would have on my own. (Oh, and the interface is awesome, too!) Melanie
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 198 stories have been submitted totalling 614,219 words.
During the last 7 days 1110 critiques have been submitted totalling 594,923 words.
148 members have joined Critique Circle during the last 7 days.
A total of 72,642 people have registered on Critique Circle.
A total of 140,108 stories have been submitted to Critique Circle.
A total of 708,294 critiques have been submitted to Critique Circle.
There are currently 43 members logged in.
Critique Circle has been visited 42,964,031 times.