Day 12: Your Genius May Be Misunderstood

FACT: January 12 (1941) James Joyce’s last full day alive. Still crushed by the reception of his novel, Finnegan's Wake, his last words will be: “Does nobody understand?”

Not every criticism of your work is valid; not every dissenting opinion is fully informed. At the same time that we are soaked with “constructive criticism” that makes our work better, remember: in the end, you probably know best.

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