Writing Advice

The Flipside to Going Viral

Haters gonna hate

Amy Sea
Amy Sea
May 11 · 3 min read
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As a writer, it’s my responsibility to myself, my creativity, and my own serenity to not let random insults get into my head and shut me down.

To write, I need to protect my state of mind. That means not letting in the voices that makes me feel like shit. This applies to hostile responses from strangers. It also pertains to people in your own life, who don’t make you feel great about yourself.

30,000 people can love us and one person can hate us and guess who we give the bullhorn to? Yep. That angry little shit in the corner who thinks we need to be punched in the gut.

I don’t what makes people write angry responses instead of working on their own impassioned essays. Maybe they’re afraid their own readers will be as unkind to them as they have been to other writers.

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