Recently I finished binge-watching The Good Wife. The show is filled with self-righteous, quirky, and sometimes vengeful judges. One judge insists that each time an attorney makes a point, s/he must add, “In my opinion.“
Throughout the show, this is exaggerated for humor. When an attorney makes the simplest statement — my client deserves a speedy trial, the defense hasn’t let me finish speaking — the judge interrupts to instruct them to end their comment with — in my opinion.
Opinions are everywhere. They make us unique and interesting. They’re
The publishing world isn’t much different. There’s
In making the final edits for my book, telling the story of my writing journey, I’m realizing my opinion has not only changed over the years, I sometimes hold two opinions at the same time. It makes editing the book a challenge, it makes finalizing the draft a nerve-wracking experience.
I suppose one person with multiple opinions is how you get eleven opinions for ten horse owners.
Read about the beginning of this wild ride: Scared to death