When They’re Committed To Misunderstanding Your Creative Work

Audrey Dundee Hannah
5 min readOct 20, 2022

How to decode such feedback without losing your mind

I’m sure some people don’t appreciate Arlette and dog Jean Gabin or even “Dix Pour Cent” but I sure do

We’re artists who want to excel in our creative work, and that means a) asking for feedback so that we can only get better; and b) submitting our work for approval or rejection.

Usually when we turn in our best efforts the underlying assumption is that if what we made was truly…

Audrey Dundee Hannah

Actor (“Bones,” “9–1–1”), satirist (Slackjaw, Points in Case, Flexx), entrepreneur (of many stripes), community organizer (parrots, googly eyed objects).