How to welcome feedback with Anastasia Zadeik

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Welcome Anastasia Zadeik to The TufFish Show, a place to help writers and aspiring authors get out of their own way to leave a legacy by telling the stories they want to share through writing their own books and confidently sharing them with others. The writing process can be tough and the business side can feel scary, but TufFish makes both feel smoother and achievable. 

Feedback can be a scary thing as you shift from writing for yourself to writing for an audience, so if the idea of putting yourself out there is uncomfortable no matter if it's your first time or hundredth, let Anastasia's guidance and wisdom help you reframe and shift your perspective. Anastasia shared different techniques, including the four words she uses that helped herself to stay open to feedback, even when the self-protective side or imposter syndrome wanted to intervene.

Anastasia Zadeik is an author, editor, and storyteller. Dedicated to helping writers bring their stories to the page, stage, and screen, she serves as Director of Operations for the San Diego Writers Festival and sits on the board of the literary non-profit So Say We All. She regularly performs in narrative non-fiction showcases, and her work has appeared in The San Diego Decameron Project,, and Shaking the Tree: Brazen. Short. Memoir. She lives in San Diego with her husband and their empty-nest rescue dog, Charlie. Her first novel, Blurred Fates, released on August 2, 2022.

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