Joseph Finder is the bestselling author of . In addition to his commercially successful novels, he writes a candid and enlightening blog. I just read a post I’d like to pass along: Listening to (and Learning From) Criticism
He seems like a smart and genial fellow, and if I ever bump into him ‘round here in Beantown, I’m going to buy the man a drink and have a chat.
Joe, if you’re reading, consider that an invitation.
I just learned that James Lee Burke’s novel The Lost Get-Back Boogie was rejected 111 times over a period of nine years, and upon publication by Louisiana State University press was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.