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What is a fossilized writer?

Let's define it this way:
Writers who hold on to ideas, ideology, or blame anyone but themselves for the current state of their readership.

Perhaps this could take the form of a traditionally published author who is finding it hard to sell books in this new flooded indie landscape. Or, perhaps someone looks at specifically all the "crappy" books being published, and they blame those writers for making it harder for them to find an audience. Sometimes a writer will even blame the reader, saying what they write is no longer satisfying their readers as it did in the past.

This discussion could take one of many avenues, and so I open it up to you.

What are your thoughts in reference to the changing landscape, old attitudes, and so forth?