Does criticism mean you’re a failure? No one likes criticism—especially when it comes in insensitive ways. For authors, it’s especially tough when criticism comes in the forms of publishers rejecting your work or unkind reviews by readers. This edition of Positive TrUth focuses on what criticism does NOT mean, and how to use criticism to […]

It’s critical that writers invest in themselves—in their skills, in time spent actually writing and in developing partnerships that can be beneficial.

I love writing because it’s the ultimate form of creativity. But you’ve got to love what you write in order to be effective. If you’re not into your manuscript, how can you expect readers to get into it? If you’re not happy with your plot, take a step back and ask yourself “what will it […]