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You are not Your Work

In last week’s post we looked at some ideas of image, identity, and the importance and impact of labels and claims to labels. It can take a lot of courage, a lot of gumption, to call oneself a writer when all there is to show for the efforts put in are the drops of blood […]

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Criticism

Everyone’s a critic…especially the people who know the person that created what they’re critiquing. A natural response, I suppose, but how should a writer, especially a new writer, approach criticism? The short answer, in my opinion, is: thick skin. The more detailed answer, again, only in my opinion, is: finding the right balance but always […]

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