Many new creepypasta writers or just authors in general complain about the criticism people give them. Here's the biggest problem: people don't know the difference between hate and constructive criticism.
Hate: "Wow that story sucked u shoul kys"
Constructive Criticism: "I liked you story, but I think it can improve. It felt kind of forced, and you should check your spelling next time."
My favourite example of this is JC The Hyena (Author of the almost cringeworthy Sonic.exe) made a blog post that I can't find for the life of me after his "masterpiece" (Yes he called it a masterpiece) was going to be moved to the Trollpasta wiki. User HoodoHoodlumsRevenge read it off in this video starting at about 10:32. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCZA9…Read more >
I know this'll just get lost in collective, but I need to say something.
It's an ongoing joke in the creepypasta community that Wattpad is a total shitstorm when it comes to creepypastas. We have classics like Nina the Killer, Homocidal Liu, Jane the Killer, and God knows how many stories there are of some 13-year-old emo girl (no offense to emos, girls, or 13-year-olds BTW) shipping themselves with Slenderman or Jeff the Killer or Ticcy Toby etc. Now I'll be honest, I enjoy fanfiction and shipping, and I've written some myself. But the main problem is that creepypastas are made to scare people, not to be romantic. Wattpad and fanfiction.net can be very creative and entertaining and a good starting point for to-be authors. But even some of …Read more >