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  Tips for Writers by Brad Hyde (November 11, 2008)

Lose that Thin Skin!

One of the most difficult things about being a writer is accepting criticism. Writers often face repeated rejection before ever being published.

If someone is kind enough to give you criticism, accept it gratefully and graciously. Perhaps the person may be wrong or overly harsh, but, if a writer is to learn, he or she needs to think about the reasons behind the criticism.

Having a "thin skin" works against successful writing!

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