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This group is still a tad silent, but I don't know if that means inactive. I am hoping that when I post these challenge pieces you look at them and maybe try them out. I also hope that if you get stuck or have a question that you will ask me (MagicalJoey )

Don't be afraid to participate. Try things you haven't. Give it a go. You never know what talents might emerge.

We only have two admins. If you would like to be an admin and help teach people note MagicalJoey and we can see where things stand. This is just a case of passing along any skills or strengths you may have in critiquing pieces. So whether you are only 'good' at one thing or have many skills consider joining the team to teach whomever wishes to learn.

Encourage your friends to join. Encourage people who critique your work to join.

:heart: This is a LITERATURE critique group. :heart:

Your Current Challenge Pieces:

Party QuirksParty Quirks
Fella made it onto Whose Line Is It Anyway as the special guest for that week. He was ecstatic to meet his idols in the improv. comedy world – Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie and Wayne Brady. With Aisha Tyler calling the shots it was finally time for Fella’s favourite game...Party Quirks. He loved watching this game at home, and had even tried it a few times with his friends. Only it was never the same, always so easy to guess.
Ryan, Colin and Wayne were each given a card with a secret identity or quirk they had never seen before. Fella was playing the party host. When Aisha rang them in, the other three would enter as the guests embodied with these traits or quirks; Fella merely had to guess who or what they were...simple, right?
“Got the chips, dip...root beer.” Fella started the scene. Looking at his watch he mumbled “I said seven thirty...” and with that Aisha rang in Colin who immediately grabbed Fella’s butt.

NaPo #27Magic Smarties
When first my eyes were laid upon you I
Thought this a tactless joke, a jibe, a jest.
Some ‘happy pills’ to bring my mood up high
And stimulate emotion in my chest.
My second thought was that my woes were gone
For good, I now held magic in my hand
To bring about a new and glorious sun
Within my life. But cursed was the man
Who manufactured such accursed pills,
They did naught but turn my stomach around
And upon itself. I did naught but mill
About, until a new dosage was found
To work, and since then I’ve been glad that these
Pills can help me with my mental disease.

Please do make an effort to bring people in. This group could really help people if you, and they, give it a chance.

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Admin Information

:bulletblue: She is the head of the group, and deals with all admin issues.
:bulletblue: She will always begin you on your training, be it poetry or prose, and then pass you over to another admin at a later stage for completion or comparison.
:bulletblue: She is primarily a poetry critic.
:bulletblue: She pays specific attention to grammar, spelling, rhyme, meter, and punctuation when critiquing poetry.
:bulletblue: Imagery and emotion are also important, but originality is the most important.


The Critics that you will learn from.




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Bauvy Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Professional General Artist
I did a search for a 'Random Group', and this page came up.
MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014   Writer
Well, we are random :)
Basically we try to help people become comfortable with critiquing works of literature. Whether it's through the group's challenges or through one-on-one.
Glad you found us :)
JoseCelada Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Is this group still active? Because if it's I would want to learn from you.
MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013   Writer
It is yes, start off by trying the challenge pieces and then we will take it from there :)
Hanachi-Shitsukki Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'm still hesitating to call myself a poet, or barely even an artist - but apart from these confidence issues, I love to be able to help fellow writers and give constructive and helpful comments and tips. I think this group can be very interesting, I am still wondering how the teaching works tho, I'm thinking about giving it a try. May I ?
MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012   Writer
You most certainly may. Depending on what you want to learn to critique I take you through some grammar and spelling exercises, and then we go into specific things relating to prose or poetry.
Hanachi-Shitsukki Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Well, I'm in then! Count me as a member :3
MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012   Writer
What you need to do now is note me, with a note titled Lit Training, telling me which type of lit you would like to learn to critique. Then we can get started.
MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012   Writer
Will do :)
EwaGladka Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I'd like to learn how to critique poetry - I also hope that it may help me in improving my own writing abilities. Can I join this group?
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