Don't Listen

by Kristen
(Danville Indianna, USA)

Ever have someone tell you that you will never be a writer? I have, time and time again, and I'm only 13! Don't listen to the critics. Follow your heart, 'cause the truth will set you free!!!!!!!!!

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Jul 16, 2011
Who know's best
by: Rich

Who knows what you want? Don't let anyone tell
you what you can or can't do. If you know it's
good do it,ATTAH boy.

Jun 17, 2009
Not necessarily...
by: Diana

YES, you shouldn't be discouraged if someone tells you they don't like your work.
But the thing is, they may have a point. Critique is an important part of the process, if you ask me, and if you choose to ignore all of it, you BETTER hope you're the ideal writer.
If you want to just be able to believe that your writing is the best, it rocks, then, okay. It's your best shot. You tried. That's valuable. But come on. Don't send it in if you're vulnerable to criticsm.
My point is, expect and value comments, good or bad. If you're a writer, or artist, you have to have tough skin, because no matter what, you can't please everyone.

May 22, 2009
Agreed
by: Sophie

I agree, Roald Dahl was told by his school teachers that he could never become a writer, and look how successful he became because of his writing.

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