Many times I hear aspiring authors say they are nervous about publishing their book or even trying to write a book because they don’t want to be critiqued. Anyone who ever became anybody has faced critics in their life. You’re too pretty, too ugly, too money-hungry, too bold, too timid and so on.
To be successful, you can’t care what others think of you. I know you’re saying, but Heather, we’re in the business of being critiqued as writers. But if it’s in you, you need to write (or anything else you want to do). Why do I say this? Because if you have the passion for something there’s a reason. God wants you to do it. Now, I’m not going to say I have it all figured out. But I do believe that things happen for you, not to you.
As writers we are often paralyzed by the…
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