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What is Your Responsibility as a Writer?

Today I want to talk about your responsibility as a writer.  Hint: it's NOT just about writing books. I recently witnessed a young writer, in a Facebook group, ask for critique on her first chapter.   I and several other writers offered to read it.  I made copious notes and sent it back, however she couldn't access my notes due to a "version" issue of the software we were using. However, other writers had better luck.  After receiving her critique, she got angry, left a rather snarky message on the group and left. It showed little for the writer's maturity, when they lashed out and even less for their ability to accept criticism.