#708: My friends promised me feedback on my novel, but then never came through. What now?

O Captain my Captain: How on earth does one ever take charge of the creative process when it requires the input of others? Please help. The specifics: I've written a novel. (Okay, actually I've written three. But I could imagine that someone might want to publish this one someday.) Various friends, colleagues, etc. have offered … Continue reading #708: My friends promised me feedback on my novel, but then never came through. What now?