Most people think of writing as a solitary occupation, and it is. Writers work alone, staring down the terrors of the blank page.
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A few months ago I decided on an exercise challenge. After two years of bi-weekly handstand classes I still could not balance on my own in the center of the room. After asking experts I was told, “you need to practice every single day no matter what, for a minimum of two minutes a day. If you do this, in six months to a year you’ll have your handstands.”
When I entered the realm of writing, I did so in secret. Concerned I’d be laughed at by family, friends and even my husband, I didn’t tell a soul.
Finding a good writing critique group can play a critical role in getting your book ready for publication as well as in front of a reputable publisher.
Why I Love Negative Reviews and How to Help Your Fellow Authors When They Get One by Melinda B. Pierce
For this post I’m talking about turning a negative into a positive. Think glass half full with your choice of drink.