When I tried to do creative writing when I was in my teens and twenties my inner critic would always be there, telling me my work sucked and making me promise not to try this ever again. Currently I'm writing a novel (the first draft of which can be found elsewhere on the site with new episodes added all the time), and I was kind of worried about meeting my inner critic again. When it happened the encounter went quite well, actually.

After re-reading episodes 1 to 22 I made the following notes:

Now, after finishing episode 26 I would add:

So, what did I learn from this?

This article was started after writing episode 22 and finished after after writing episode 26 of the first draft of my novel After the War.
After the War (22)
After the War (26)

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