I have been involved in a traditional critique group for a while, which has been enormously beneficial; not only to tighten my writing and hone technique, but to encourage me—especially when I was a knee-trembling newbie.
However, inspired by the class taught by Susan May Warren and Rachel Hauck at the ACFW Conference and by the Huddle Up! My Book Therapy Peptalk last October, I wanted something to take my writing to another level. My writing partner and I decided that we needed to bounce around plotting ideas with other writers. Read more at www.learntowriteanovel.com