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We are a group that focuses on improving writing of all different sorts through critiques with a system to do so. We accept for all types of original writing, but focus mainly on fiction, memoir, prose and poetry.

Please read step 4 of the Submissions Guidelines before hitting the Join button. That little effort will help everyone. ----->
Founded 6 Years ago
Mar 31, 2010


Group Focus
Art Creation

94 Members
93 Watchers
6,387 Pageviews
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Gallery Folders

Critique Level 1--Fluffy Bunnies
Critique Level 2--The Bunnies Attack
Critique Level 3--The bunnies have fangs
Critique Level 4--The Bunnies are Caerbannog
Critique Level 5--Burn the Witch
Writing Tutorials


Critique a few other people first. ^_^

Reciprocity is the biggest worldwide obligator. Use it to your advantage.
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Group Information

Joining Rules:

1. You have to write.
2. You have to like critiques and be willing to learn how to give them if you don't already know.
3. You have to press the join button and write that you've read Rule 4 of the Submissions Guidelines (Please really do so).

How this group works:
The members submit to the gallery pieces they would like critiqued. These go into specific folders. 1 is for the fluffy bunnies and 5 is for those people who want their butts kicked.

Personal insults are not allowed.

Specific constructive criticism according to critique level is encouraged.

When the member has improved their piece significantly, to the point that the other members in this group recognize them for their efforts (without resubmitting the deviation to their gallery again), we'll feature them.

If you get published, we'll celebrate with you.

We also do tutorials and features in the journal.

Submission Guidelines:
1. It must follow all DA rules. (This should be a no duh) This includes that it must be your original work.
2. We take poetry and prose. We take mainly fiction and memoir, but we will take non-fiction. Fan fiction we won't take unless for grammar checks. This is better submitted to a fan fiction group of your fandom than here. We also take writing tutorials.
3. Submit the deviation to the correct critique level folder. (This is for browsers of the group).
4. You MUST include the following in your submission's author notes.

One sentence summary
Make it easy for people to figure out what your work is about. The words "I suck at summaries" and "Please read and review" don't count. Don't include.

One Sentence summary for chapters (For novels only) To catch up your reader so they know if they read this chapter or not.

Genre/Form Specific genre... Like High Fantasy Poetry

Critique Requested Example, Character help, grammar, etc.

Critique tolerance1-5 (1 is fluffy bunnies. 5 is Witch burning) Restate it for the members who are browsing via their own messages.

FAQ can be found here:…






1. We will take *related* affiliations. Any others will be rejected.
2. If they conflict with the group interest (such as Critiques suxs group, etc) These also will be rejected.


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myboyrobin Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
How often can we/are allowed to post?
KimberlyDawn Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
As often as you want as long as you read the submission rules and follow them.
myboyrobin Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the response^^
Kuroyuki28 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012
hello =) i am thinking of joining cause i want to improve my poetry, but i have never done a critique and i honestly don't know if i am able to do a good critique and critiquing is a requirement to join, so what should i do?
KimberlyDawn Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
The wording is "Be willing to learn". So are you willing to learn?

You also have to read submission guideline 4...
Kuroyuki28 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
yes, i read all the guidelines, and i am willing to learn its just that i don't think i'd be any good at critiquing cause the main reason i am here is cause i want to improve my writing...
Elle124 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012   Digital Artist
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CartoonFan18 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'd just like to say thank you very much for letting me join this group. I hope I can help others improve on their writing, and in turn improve myself. Thanks again!
AloratheDragon Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Quick question: I wanted my story to be in the "Witch Burning" critique level, but it ended up in the Fluffy Bunny folder. Anyone know how I can move it? ^^;
KimberlyDawn Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
When you submit, be sure to use the drop down menu. I can move it, but in the future, please submit to the right folder. =P If too many people make such requests, I'll ask them to resubmit instead.
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