Writer’s Wisdom ~ Jeanette Winterson’s 4th of 10 Tips

Be honest with yourself. If you are no good, accept it. If the work you are doing is no good, accept it. ~ Jeanette Winterson

Author: Ray Calabrese

I am an optimistic, can do, and never quit guy. The spirit of hope indelibly marks my DNA. My research at The Ohio State University helped people discover the best in themselves and change their personal lives, public organizations, and whole communities. I bring the same spirit and enthusiasm to my blog to help those who grieve who find themselves suddenly alone, navigate their grieving. Join my more than 24,300Twitter (@alwaysgoodstuff). I promise my tweets are always good stuff. Please feel free to email me at ray.brese@gmail.com.

2 thoughts on “Writer’s Wisdom ~ Jeanette Winterson’s 4th of 10 Tips”

  1. Love the honest modesty in this quote. I find on so many occasions we may tend to berate our work in a hopes that it’ll paint the piece in a prettier light — but it’s of wisdom to admit if it’s a good piece or not. Thanks

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    1. Thank you for your insightful comment. In my experience I listen to my heart (right or wrong). I recall a time when I submitted an article for publication and it was rejected by five prestegious journals. Yet, I had this deep feeling what I wrote was important and it was good. It was accepted by a prestegious journal with very few modifications. Sometimes you have to suck it up and keep on going. You brought back a good memory, much appreciated. Have a great day. Ray

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