This guest post comes from Jackie Lea Sommers (@jackieleawrites) a Minneapolis YA writer who rather enjoys stories, cute nerds, and cranky teenagers. She blogs about creativity and writing at www.jackieleasommers.com. Thank you Jackie!
Seven years ago, a friend and I started a local masochist club writing group.
Let me ask this: just what kind of people think, “Hey, I’ve got a great idea; let’s meet up once a month and shred each other’s work”?
Masochists, that’s what kind. Masochists—and people who want to be better writers.