- Critique partners.
- Workshop and conference leaders.
Here's a variation on the Psalm 23, from Henry Van Dyke, that I kind of liked. Hope you enjoy it.
He leadeth me in the lowly path of learning; He prepareth a lesson for me every day. He bringeth me to the clear fountain of instruction; Little by little He showeth me the beauty of truth. The Lord is my teacher.
I shall not lose the way. The world is a great book that He has written. He turneth the leaves for me slowly. They are all inscribed with images and letters; He poureth light on the pictures and the words. He taketh me by the hand to the hilltop of vision; And my soul is glad when I perceive His meaning.
In the valley, also, He walketh beside me. In the dark places He whispereth to my heart. Then, though my lesson be hard, it is not hopeless; For the Lord is patient with His slow scholar; He will wait a while on my weakness. And help me to read the truth through tears.