Are there any rules for people who are criticizing each others work to follow

This is so important. One nasty writer with a mean streak can destroy a talented beginner, and use his critique time as a way to grind the

"competetion" into powder. This is stupid, it sucks, and it's pointless. There is a better

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work, should be constructive, and should be short. If one person takes more than ten minutes to discuss a piece of work, that's a good sign that the meetings are poorly controlled.

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