Posted on 03/23/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
A feedback method that works for one author may not serve another writer well.
For Lisa Cooper Ellison — a writer, editor, and coach — the single-chapter analysis definitely falls into the latter category.
In her experience, looking at individual parts was inefficient, time-wise, and also picked at the cohesion of her overall project.
Ellison gives more precautionary advice about single-chapter critiques and how to best approach them, if you must, in a guest post for Jane Friedman’s blog.
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