Dear Hollywood: If you’re going to hire people who don’t speak Spanish to play native Spanish speakers, could you at least find someone to teach them how to speak with correct grammar/pronunciation? Thank you.
because criticism never helped anyone improve on their writing
because criticism didn’t make a writer reconsider their stories and strive to be a better storyteller than what they started out as
because writers who don’t listen to criticism but shoot it down (be it constructive or not) clearly care more about the quality of their writing than they do about getting their ego stroked
==> sarcasm aside, because you are AN ASSHOLE: most people who are creative (writers, artists, musicians, etc.) have egos but guess what, if you live in a bubble without any criticism ever reaching you, you are not going to have it that easy questioning your own work and you will find improvement is a slow and harrowing process
or what’s worse, you will lose perspective and start thinking that improvement isn’t necessary and believe me
there is always room for improvement
in everything (especially when it comes to your writing, Steven Moffat)
and criticism is there because people are capable of rational, analytical thought and just as you express your thoughts by writing, painting or making music, other people express theirs by criticising your work
who THE FUCK are you to tell people what not to think
a book belongs to its reader, a movie to its audience, a work of art to its viewer
drops the mic and ollies out
Nothing makes me angrier, as a writer, than what he said about getting criticism. Not a damn thing.