Posted on 03/09/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Our heads and hearts often have very different goals.
Rationally, we know that valuable feedback can be critical; emotionally, we may want that feedback to be confirmation, instead.
Writer, coach and editor Lisa Cooper Ellison has experienced this contradiction, so she’s not judging anyone who recognizes themselves in this description.
She’s identified three mental traps that writers seeking feedback can often fall into, why they might succumb to them, and how to prepare themselves in a healthy way.
Read about these mental traps that hurt your ability to process feedback at Jane Friedman’s blog.
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