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To Write Is To Be Vulnerable

Chuck Wendig had another great post up on his blog yesterday. Actually it was a series of tweets he wrote about writing.  But I’m not going to link to it because I just linked to one of his posts and … Continue reading

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Handling Criticism (the right way)

Someday, if I’m really, really lucky someone will write a blog post or an Amazon review of my book explaining why they hated it.  They may even call me names or accuse me of being anti-something or other (women, dogs, … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Moon on Criticism

In my daily perusal of the writers’ forums I stumbled across an excellent post by Elizabeth Moon titled, “Constructive and Destructive Criticism.”  Read it.  It’s good. And it just so happens that lately I’ve been thinking about the nature of … Continue reading

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Paying attention to readers…(in this case – my mom)

My mom and I had lunch today.  (It’s my birthday and she was kind enough to inform me how she was so exhausted after I was born that she really wasn’t even happy to see me.  Thanks Mom.  Love you, too, … Continue reading

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Rejection and Criticism

I have yet to have any of my work rejected, but I know that day will come.  And sooner rather than later as I begin to write short stories and start to submit to markets that respond quickly.  I have … Continue reading

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