Rejection is unfortunately a big part of being a writer, and so is coping with that. What makes it even harder is that we tend to be sensitive people. We’re emotionally attached to our work, pouring months or even years into it. When you spend so long on a book and put so much workRead More
Are you ready to have your writing critiqued?
I’ve talked before about dealing with feedback on your writing. I wanted to pedal back and talk about something a bit similar today: how to know if you’re ready to have your writing critiqued. It can be a big step if you’re new and haven’t shown your work to anyone before. It can still beRead More
Dealing with feedback on your writing
Dealing with writing feedback is something we all struggle with. It can be hard and upsetting to receive a critique that points out the problems with your work, no matter how nicely worded that critique is, because you’ve more than likely poured a lot of yourself into it, and spent weeks, months or even yearsRead More