The Hazards of Sharing Your Story Idea Too Soon

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Experienced writers will warn you, “don’t share your ideas.” Not because someone will steal them, although that could happen. But the reason to be careful about new ideas is because people have few qualms about crushing your most favored idea with a few choice words and walking away leaving you to salvage the remnants of your darling like a tattered party dress. Or worse, causing you to abandon the whole…