Are we allowed to say a author is terrible at writing?

Seems like it's OK to say you didn't like a book or that there were problems that couldn't overlook and people understand. But I have seen and said myself a particular author is just terrible at their craft to which it's seen as an unfounded remark. Usually I see this in the YA community and get justifications that a series that sells millions can't possibly be bad because only good quality works sell. I then bring up 50 Shades and it all gets into a heated discussion

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