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How To Fail Without Killing Yourself

Several months ago, The Washington Post carried a heartbreaking story by Cynthia McCabe about a struggling writer, Dennis Williams (alternate name: Katry Rain) who became despondent and suicidal when he concluded that his writing life, and consequently his entire life, were finished. 401 more words

Self-publishing

How To Respond To A Negative Post

Has your business ever been tagged in a negative post on social media?  If it hasn’t happened yet, it will; and when it does, here are some tips on how to handle it: 47 more words

Social Media

Nasty Words, Bad Reviews, What'll I Do?

The short answer? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. We’ve all been privy to harsh critiques. Whether we’re an author or an accountant, our boss has said very hurtful words more than once in our lives. 1,148 more words

Booktrope

Reviewing Reviews

You can now review anything and everything via numerous other from Yelp to TripAdvisor to SiteJabber. Amazon has let you review books and products for years and even highlights the… 685 more words

Social Media

Pecking the Feathers

We’ve all heard stories about chickens and the pecking order – especially where they peck at the black feathers of an unlucky bird who is not the same as the others. 1,187 more words

Writing

How NOT To Respond To A Bad Goodreads Review

… and then every so often you get to see how NOT to do something. A stellar example of how NOT to do something.

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Writing