But, kids these days are not ready to take a beating.
5 Things That Prevent Young Aspirants from Becoming Writers
Karthik Pasupathy

Unfortunately, this is more of a general statement (not just directed at writers). The era of safe spaces, trigger warning, and coddling students is producing a rather delicate bunch

It is worth adding that all writers take a beating-even the best. This makes me think of Christopher Hitchens, who is one of my favorite. No one would be foolish enough to argue that he wasn’t an unusually skilled writer, but plenty still hated what he wrote. There will always be critics-always.