Wednesday links: Emotional etiquette

I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.

I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most over the past week.

  1. Emotional Etiquette for the Writer Seeking an Agent, from Jane Friedman: The search for an agent comes with a lot of emotions. That said, there’s a time and a place to express them. Excerpt: “But now and then I’ll see guidelines online for writers that discourage perfectly private, internal envy, anger, indignation, etc., directed toward other writers, or toward agents (or publishers) rejecting work. But that hardly seems realistic, nor is it fair to ask humans to stop being human.”
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