Oh Them Crazy Reviews… #WordPressWednesday #Reblogs #Inspiration

Abbie wears a blue and white V-neck top with different shades of blue from sky to navy that swirl together with the white. She has short, brown hair and rosy cheeks and smiles at the camera against a black background.

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Book reviews are important to authors because they can boost sales. In the post I’m sharing today, Paula talks about her positive reaction to a negative review. Enjoy!

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The thing I worried most about when I had my first novel published was the reviews I might receive. Being dyslexic and depending on others to proofread my manuscript makes me even more nervous about grammar and punctuation, if overlooked by editors. Being a reader myself, I often read reviews on other author’s books and knew reviewers were fond of highlighting grammatical issues, typos, and punctuation, along with problems they came across with plot, characters, historical facts etc.

 

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Author: abbiejohnsontaylor

I'm the author of three novels, two poetry collections, and a memoir. My work has appeared in various journals and anthologies. I'm visually impaired and live in Sheridan, Wyoming, where for six years, I cared for my totally blind late husband who was paralyzed by two strokes. Please visit my website at: https://www.abbiejohnsontaylor.com

2 thoughts on “Oh Them Crazy Reviews… #WordPressWednesday #Reblogs #Inspiration”

  1. As in many aspects of being a creative person, we soon discover that many people who are writing reviews are ill-equipped to do them. Just because they do a LOT of it, does not mean they do a good job of it. For many it is some sort of egocentric power trip, it seems. The review is not much about the text at all, but it’s usually more about the writer of the review. It is an opportunity for those people to write about themselves. They have no concept of what a review really is. a good review is about facts based on the text. Period. It is unfortunate when a person like the one who wrote a terrible review is given credibility. This author is a courageous soul who has put her work out to the public. I say, “Good for you and Keep on going!”

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