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Your Friends and Family Probably Won’t Like Your Writing

And that’s okay

A frustration I hear a lot from young or new writers is they feel as though their family and/or friends don’t “support” their writing. Usually what they mean is their friends and family don’t love their writing.

You may have this fantasy that you’re going to start churning out poems or blog entries or short stories…



Hone your craft. Share your story.

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Amber Fraley

Blogging about mental illness, narcissistic abuse & survival, feminism, politics. Essayist, journalist, novelist, wife, mom, Kansan, repro rights activist.