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Oct 20 2009

How to Deal With Conflicting Advice About Your Story

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I provide advice about how to write novels, comic books and graphic novels. Most of my content applies to fiction-writing in general, but I also provide articles specifically about superhero stories.

1. Only three sets of people have opinions that matter—publishers, large groups of readers and you. If a reviewer brings up issues that matter only to him rather than large groups of readers, feel free to disregard those issues.

2. In particular, I’d recommend discounting any review based on scientific accuracy or a highly specialized knowledge-set. If you need a college degree in the field to see the mistake, it probably doesn’t matter to most readers.

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