How to Apply Criticism Toward Improving Your Writing

It’s difficult to accept criticism from others. It can be even more complicated when no one has the same opinion. One person might say your characters are unrelatable, while another says the fault lies with telling what we should show. It’s enough to make you pull your hair out. Sometimes others’ opinions allow you to … Continue reading How to Apply Criticism Toward Improving Your Writing

Knowing When Your Story is Ready to Submit

Letting go of our work can be one of the hardest steps of the writing process. Often, we avoid submitting our work because we’re terrified of what others might think. It’s never good enough in our eyes. So, we enter a cycle of never-ending revision and editing in the quest for perfection. But perfection doesn’t … Continue reading Knowing When Your Story is Ready to Submit