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    practical experience, FTW RobertEvert's Avatar
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    How do you develop a "thick skin"?

    I'm sure many of you who have thick skins were probably born with them. People say something about you and it doesn't sting, let alone cut to your very soul. Why should it? It's just their opinion, right? No need to worry about that kind of thing.

    But I'm curious as to how some of you developed thick skins. How does somebody who is highly emotional, hyper-sensitive deal with being in the public eye? Or can you? Can you develop the thick skin you need to be successful in today's writer's market?

    Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
    Last edited by RobertEvert; 12-15-2012 at 07:41 PM.
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