Do you take criticism well? Even the most successful writers deal with poor reviews, just as all of us have faced negative feedback for work we believe in.

Veronica Roth is the very definition of a “successful writer.” She wrote her first novel, Divergent, on winter break of her senior year at Northwestern, and the novel was an overnight hit — soaring to the #1 spot on The New York Times bestseller list and inspiring two more sequels, Insurgent and Allegiant, all of which were adapted for the big screen after Veronica sold the film rights to Summit Entertainment. Veronica sat down with IVYtv to give us key tips on keeping your head high and your passion alive under that kind of pressure and scrutiny.


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