Things We've Said...
Quotes from the UWG

So you want to know what people actually say when critiquing a manuscript? Look no further. Below are actual quotes taken from UWG critiquing sessions. To protect the innocent, who said what about whose story has been conveniently forgotten, though I'll admit that all comments about run-on sentences are about the webmistress.

Nit: a minor issue.
Haggis: "the world would be a boring place if everyone loved haggis." Used when the critiquer strongly dislikes something in the manuscript, but recognizes that it's more of a personal preference than something actually wrong.

MORE SOON... Volume Eleven Volume Ten
Volume Nine Volume Eight Volume Seven
Volume Six Volume Five Volume Four
Volume Three Volume Two Volume One

Watch this space for new editions!