Today, I broke my own rule and I went and read some of my reviews. There were some really nice ones, and then there were some not so nice ones. I'm a big believer in it's okay to have your own personal opinion on whether or not you like my books; or anyone else's for that matter. But I'm also a big believer in if you truly don't have anything nice to say than keep it to yourself and let everyone else decide for themselves.
I am not naive enough to believe that my work is going to appeal to everyone, but as long as one person likes it then that's okay by me. It gives me the incentive to write something else.
No matter what; I'm going to keep writing. The words of bad reviews may hurt for a moment or two, but in the end I'll suck it up and keep going. Because the next one may be the one you do like, and even if it isn't, then I'm still going to write, because someone out there will like what I have done and will be happy to read more.