Many writers find a group of their peers the ideal forum in which to share ideas and techniques, to exchange constructive criticism, or simply to have an intense discussion about literature. Meeting with a critique group can be an invaluable step in readying your work for publication.
In-person Critique Groups
If you are an Eastern Canada member, contact those listed below to find a group near you. If you don't see a group listed for your area, consider starting a new one. We can help. E-mail to find out how to get started.
- Brampton/Mississauga area: (Hoping to start a group.)
- Hamilton area: (Hoping to start a group.)
- Kingston area: (Hoping to start a group.)
- Lake Huron Shoreline (Grey - Bruce Region, Mid-Western Ontario):
- Greater Toronto: (Hoping to start a group.)
- Toronto (The Beach): (Currently seeking new members.)
On-line Critique Groups
SCBWI Canada East and SCBWI Canada West also offer on-line critique groups. These groups are coordinated by (SCBWI Canada East Assistant Regional Advisor) and (SCBWI Canada West Regional Advisor). On-line critique groups are available in the following categories:
- Picture book
- Middle Grade
- Middle Grade / Young Adult (Currently full.)
- Young Adult
Please contact the coordinators if you are interested in joining one of these groups.