Stick To Your Literary Guns

I love this post. I’ve finally been through enough critique cycles that I can really appreciate the wisdom of this. Get beta readers. Be a good beta yourself. But don’t take all the advice, and don’t be disappointed if they don’t take all of yours. My take may not suit your voice. Rise or fall on who you really are.

Dan Alatorre

I can't take it! I can’t take it!

As a writer, you’re going to have moments of self-doubt – sometimes coming from people who are actually trying to help you.

Recently, we discussed perseverance, HERE

When my wife and I were building our house, there came a time where we had to make a lot of decisions. What kind of cabinet pulls do you want (knobs, but they aren’t all knobs; some are recessed, and if recessed, then a pull), what color pulls, what kind of hinges – hidden or exposed, or this or that. Just to open a fucking cabinet. Multiply that over a whole house and you can quickly go crazy from too many choices.

It was crazy.

Me, on Bourbon Street. Me, on Bourbon Street.

But before we got that far, we first decided to build a house. So we bought a parcel of land to call our own – and promptly took…

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2 comments on “Stick To Your Literary Guns
  1. Thanks for sharing this with your readers!

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