Posted on September 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
If your practice is already to avoid the post-publication reviews, we certainly aren't going to try to talk you out of it.
But even if that is your approach, we will try to persuade you to read a post from author and audiobook narrator Julia Whelan on how to process negative comments in reviews and on social media.
That's because her first piece of advice — "no book is universally beloved so stop trying to write one that is" — doesn't require that you read reviews in order for it to feel applicable.
Check out her advice for writers on handling negative comments at Writer Unboxed.
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