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

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

    • 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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