Ever received a review from someone regarding your work that was not just unflattering, but unabashedly hateful and abusive? If you are a writer, the answer to this question can only be yes. All writers are subjected to spitefully aggressive reviews, and some (like Dorothy Parker reviewing Winnie the Pooh) like to dish it out with equal enthusiasm.
So, with this in mind, here’s a HuffPost feature I stumbled upon this weekend featuring what is most likely a very modest selection of truly mean book reviews. Have any favorites of your own that you would like to share? Better yet, share some of the worst that your own work has received. The healing has to start somewhere.
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