Criticism can be a very powerful and valuable tool if you understand how to give it, and more importantly, how to accept it.
A stylistic writing challenge
A master thief is struck by an insanity spell and thinks he is half cat. He walks around sniffing things, clawing the furniture and licking himself in the manner of a grooming cat. This is a major cause of embarassment to the guild and the master thief must be cured of his insanity.