The same Author that got this feedback:
The story could do with a beta read and an edit before publishing. The story kept jumping from point to point and I was so confused as to the direction the story was headed while reading it. Maybe that was the original intention, I don’t know. The first few paragraphs could also do with a bit of refining, I think you used too many ellipses there.
Also got this feedback:
I have to agree with what was said. A BRILLIANT piece of literature. It’s transcendental. I think you NEED this published.
And that same person was me.
I guess there are a few different ways this topic could go, but I wanted to say.
A: do you have any personal stories to share about receiving bad feedback, and / or, improving and receiving good feedback?
B: Have you ever felt guilty about criticising an author in the comment section? or thought it ‘best to say nothing’?
The criticism above is what finally compelled me to get an editor to proofread my stuff, and since then, I’ve improved enough to sometimes no even need a proof reader.