When you show your art, especially draft phases, to someone else, remember that Fleetwood Mac weren't impressed with Stevie Nicks' "Dreams" when she first demoed it, and she had to beg the band to work with it... and it became their only Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit.
First impressions aren't everything, and diamonds in the rough aren't always seen for the gems they are. If you believe in your art, don't give up on encouraging others to believe as well.
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