Writing is a very personal thing. Today’s featured article discusses authors vulnerabilities when finished works are subject to discussions and criticisms.
I’m pretty sure there is a book (or a story, a poem or song) buried in most of us, either borne of experience or imagination. A creative idea is like a trembling newborn fawn, unsteady and blinking against the light. The trick is coaxing it out into the open and nurturing it enough that it has the strength to stand tall and proud and shout, “This is who I am. You may not like or appreciate me, but I do ask that you respect me.” Who could throw stones and barbs at something so pure of intention, so noble of heart? Learn more.