February 23, 2018

Whew! It's been a week y'all. I just got a critique back from an editor. The site of the email brought on sweaty palms, heart palpitations, and stomach twisting. After the last time a professional editor critiqued my writing (I won a free pass over my first chapter), I feared the worst (nothing good was said about the writing and I was VERY discouraged).

I know my writing isn't perfect and my story needs work, but as I've said before (and as every writer knows), my book is my baby. Sometimes I go mama bear on people. If you're a writer you know how it is.

Before I opened the email, I prepared myself. "Changes don't mean the story is bad...no story is perfect...your pantsing ways often get you in trouble so there may be st...

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Here at The Pensive Pen, I blog about writing, querying, and self-publishing my first paranormal academy series. Sometimes I might share about struggling with anxiety and insomnia, and I'll always ask questions to discover something very important to me: getting to know YOU! If you're a writer, reader, or someone trying to figure out what community looks like online, this place is for you!

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