In the old days, most politicians, athletes and artists knew better than to argue with people who bought ink by the barrel, meaning those who wrote for newspapers. Today the people with the megaphone – meaning those who can help or hurt you as a writer – don’t even need ink! So if you’re thinking about responding to a negative review, think again. If you give in to the impulse, you’re extending a conversation you’d rather have die a quick death.
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