META/POLL: The Purpose of Criticism
milos_parker at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 18 09:37:43 PST 2008
On Feb 18, 1:10Â am, Lalo Martins <lalo.mart... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Â Not to add
> lumber to an old flamewar, but: any sentence you write that has "Jesse
> Willey" in it can be used as a reference on what it really means to
> attack a work or author.
I'll cop to that and gladly; his work was morally repugnant and I
responded in kind. And that last flame war came about when he posted
a story with my characters that I found offensive after I expressly
denied him permission. If ever there was a cause for an attack, I
would say that was it.
But generally? I don't think I attack people.
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