I disagree. I think most good writers have self-critiquing skills, but these are SKILLS. They don't come naturally. It's helpful to start out getting critique and opinions from others. This usually comes from other writers, which isn't necessarily ideal. Some of the critique will be worthless, but over time you can see what keeps coming up again and again. There are also many workshops and courses taught by experienced, published fiction writers where your work will be assessed by them, and they will lead the class in assessing others work. Again, not EVERYTHING will be useful, but over time you'll learn your strength and weaknesses and what to look out for in your work.
Another thing happens when you begin to send work out. You may receive rejection letters that actually contain information about what worked and what didn't. If you're really lucky and something -- a book, or even a story is accepted, it may be edited for publication and you'll see what the editor cut or where his/her notes were.
All this should "teach" you to look at your own work more objectively and make revisions BEFORE anyone else sees the work. It should also make you more accepting of what others say and better able to assess what critique is useful.
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