Dinged With a Bad Book Review Over Editing?

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One of the biggest gripes between writers and reviewers is the subject of editing, or lack thereof. Nothing will get you dinged with a rotten review faster than a poorly edited book, and here’s the thing… some people are out …

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Have you read a good book lately?

If you’ve read a good book lately, share a link to the book with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. They might want to read a good book, too! But here’s a little secret… don’t forget to let the author …

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Duking It Out Over Who Owns the English Language

The English language is being ripped to shreds by writers who don’t have a clue how to spell a word or use proper punctuation. I’m not talking about people who write and publish books, I’m talking about the people who …

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Urban Legend: Bad Book Ratings Are Good For Authors

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Someone started a rumor that bad book ratings are good for authors, and whoever started it, went to a lot of trouble to spread the message far and wide. You can’t read a writer’s forum these days without finding this …

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The Problem With Editorial Book Reviews

Nielsen, a company noted for its analyses of consumer trends, reported that 70% of consumers trust online reviews when making the decision to purchase. What does this mean for you as an author? It means that unless you’ve got a …

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Dirty Little Secrets About Bad Book Reviews

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Good books need your help. Seriously. The dirty little secret is that rivals manipulate book ratings to ensure that good ratings are questioned, but bad ratings are getting a free pass, and the authors getting hurt the most are the …

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