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

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

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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