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Whose Opinion Matters

List of People Whose Opinion on Your Writing Doesn’t Matter

  1. Your mother, father, or any of your siblings.

  2. Your spouse or your in-laws.

  3. Your own children.

  4. Your BFFs.

  5. Your high school English teacher.

  6. Your college English teacher.

  7. A fancy writer who said once in a talk you remember not to write about fairies.

  8. All the agents who have rejected you.

  9. Someone offering to take your money to give you a blurb, review, or to fix your grammar and “edit” your manuscript for submission.

  10. Your writing group.


List of People Whose Opinion on Your Writing Does Matter:

  1. You

  2. Possibly: your agent or editor.

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