… if you respect a writer, then you talk about the work. If you disdain the writer, then you try to psychoanalyze the writer and figure out why would he write this. … If they mention my work at all, which they rarely do, it’s to dismiss it and to psychoanalyze me, which they are incapable of doing … They have no idea what I’m talking about.
A lot of criticism is like, including project criticism. Via Critics, community and ‘Ender’s Game’: An interview with Orson Scott Card | Deseret News.