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Saturday, April 6 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
8D: Reject Rejection: On Fueling Your Work Instead of Your Doubts FULL
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There isn't a writer-- living or dead-- who hasn't faced rejection at some point in their career. As artists, we know it’s just part of the process. And as much as it stings to hear “no” about your dazzling idea or must-be-told story, rejection can also be valuable in helping to focus your work, drill down to the true essence of your vision, and unearth something golden, new, and wholly innovative.

This presentation will give writers actionable tips and practical tools for how to shape rejection, constructive criticism, and instructive notes about their work into the fuel that drives their writing to the next level. Turn that “nice no” into a resounding yes!

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Nicole Blades

Nicole Blades is a novelist, speaker, and journalist who has been putting her stories on paper since the third grade. Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, by Caribbean parents, Nicole moved to New York City and launched her journalism career working at Essence magazine. She later... Read More →

Saturday April 6, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
St. James Room - 4th Floor