9/21/2018 0 Comments
This week on the Writer's Detective Bureau: Dealing with criticism, assisting outside agencies, and a twin as a murder suspect. I'm Adam Richardson and this is the Writer's Detective Bureau. Welcome to episode number Nine of the Writer's Detective Bureau, the podcast dedicated to helping authors and screenwriters write professional quality crime-related fiction.
Let's talk about dealing with criticism.
Whether it's a one star review from some troll on Amazon or a citizen getting in your face about how you handled a 911 call. Either way, criticism sucks, but it's a part of public life.
Most of the time they're wrong. They don't know you. They don't know the writer behind the work or the person behind the badge. One very important lesson I learned from my FTO, that's field training officer, when I was a rookie, is that the public's not talking to you. They're talking to the badge that's pinned on your chest.
Now, they might read my name tag, but they don't know me. They aren't judging me. They don't know anything about me. The same is true for
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