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HOW DO YOU HANDLE UNEXPECTED CROSSROAD?

It happens when we least expect it; no matter how much we plan and when it does, there are only two choices; to quit or to keep going.  That's what happened to me over a month ago when an editor looked at the first four chapters of my manuscript.  Field with despair, my husband told me to take a month off from writing completely; even blogging.  Oh I balked, believe me, but after deep consideration I agreed.
I took a step back, bought some books on writing productively and enjoyed the holidays with friends and family.  So now its back to work; but the main question that keeps popping up is which way do I go?  Do I following what the editor suggested and start over or do I be adamant and stick to my guns?
But to grow there has to be a change and to change there is growth.  My problem is I want to change and grow at my own rate.
A month later, with a clear mind, I'm revisiting and reevaluating the suggestions the editor made.  I'm n…