Ten questions to ask a friend who just read your novel

ineptshieldmaid:

mordinwrites:

Found this article. Found it incredibly helpful. Be sure to go read the full story, but these are the ten questions the author (Lydia Netzer) covers in it:

Some of this could be easily adapted into roleplay critiques, though it’s primary use is, of course, novel writing.

Replace ‘story’ with ‘argument’ and also useful for academic work!

(via fireandwonder)

MY 10 FAVORITE SHORT STORIES

Billennium - JG BALLARD

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas - URSULA K LEGUIN

In the Hills, the Cities - CLIVE BARKER

The Father-thing - PHILIP K DICK

The murders in Rue Morgue - E. A. POE

The neglected garden - KATHE KOJA

Face Value - KAREN JOY FOWLER

Dradin, in love - JEFF VANDERMEER (novella)

Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman - HARLAN ELLISON

Autopsy Room Four - STEPHEN KING

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