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Some thoughts on criticism and making mistakes, from @maureenjohnson

Scrolling through Twitter this morning, I came across these thoughts from author Maureen Johnson which really spoke to me. I think she has some interesting thoughts about criticism from readers. I think the most important point is that it’s impossible to write a book that pleases everybody, and you’re going to make mistakes but don’t worry about it.

Here are a couple screenshots of some of her comments. (If you’re not a regular user of Twitter, note that the trick is to start at the bottom and read your way to the top – things will make more sense that way.)

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I thought these were important to include as well: