Digitalization has revolutionized almost every aspect of our lives, and the writing industry is no exception. We are living in the 4.0 era, also known as the information age. And it is probably the best time to be a writer.
The advent of the internet has created multiple new avenues and opportunities for publication, enabling writers to more easily share their work with the world. Overall, the writing industry is at a much better place than it was 10 years ago.
There is, however, a downside: Getting bylines has become relatively easier. As a result, as writers, we may begin to build a sense of disregard for any feedback or criticism.
The more bylines we add to our portfolio, the more confident we feel. Getting bylines is amazing and building confidence is great. However, when this confidence graduates to overconfidence and turns into a delusion where we stop accepting any criticism or feedback on our work, it becomes a problem.Continue reading