Posted on 08/20/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In addition to writing mysteries, romance, and nonfiction, Becca Syme works as a writing coach.

And having coached a couple thousand authors at this point, she can identify the most common macro-level problem that they have: when to follow advice.

Syme suggests questioning the premise of tips that you receive — that is, understand whether the source shares your goals and work style.

Listen to her explain this further in the Romance Writers of America’s latest two-minute tip video below.

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