Negative book reviews are a fact of life
They will happen. But being prepared for such an experience doesn’t make the pain any less real. A negative book review can feel like a dagger to the heart. And often times, the pain can put us off of writing for weeks – or even years.
Terrified of bad book reviews? There's a bright side. Several bright sides, as the above article mentions.
Here's another one: after a few bad reviews you won't care. You'll be too busy writing your next book.