From my close observation of writers (almost all my friends are writers) they fall into two groups: 1) those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and 2) those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review.

Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) Russian-American author, polymath, biochemist
Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection, Part III, ch 10 “Book Reviews” (2003)

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