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The Dreaded Bad Review

I’ve been thinking about this post for awhile and have hesitated to write it. The thing is, this is a sensitive topic. It’s sensitive because there’s a line that should exist between authors and reviewers. 2,205 more words

Cut Both Ways - By Carrie Mesrobian

Goodreads Synopsis: Will Caynes never has been good with girls. At seventeen, he’s still waiting for his first kiss. He’s certainly not expecting it to happen in a drunken make-out session with his best friend, Angus. 460 more words

Dealing With Bad Reviews

I’ve gotten some bad reviews in my time. Michael Alvear’s book mentions some statistical study which says that a single one-star review can destroy the sales of your entire product (or something along those lines). 1,291 more words

Writing

What Not To Expect

I have hit my third big landmark as an author: The first bad review.

It was 2 stars and it left me wondering why?  Sure this is only the third review I got from someone who knew nothing about me beforehand and had no bias one way or another. 1,274 more words

Writing

Enterprise Rental Car: Epic FAIL x2!

Enterprise Rental Car FAIL/WARNING!

Some of you may remember the fiasco I had with Enterprise Rental Cars last year. We’d booked the car over a month in advance, I called to verify 24 hrs prior, my reservation was in the system arrived and was denied the rental. 716 more words

Bad reviews are good for business!

We manage the social media promotions for a technology company and we received a comment from one of their customers on their Facebook page, stating that they are unhappy with the support provided by the organisation. 114 more words

Corporate Stories

The Dreaded "DNF": When A Reader Rejects You

Okay, so… being an author is funny. Not funny in the, “Oh, haha, this is a barrel of shits and giggles,”—though, I struggle to find the joy in a barrel of shit—but funny in the more accurate, “I pour my heart and soul into every word of this piece of paper and then ask people I will never meet to shred it to literary pieces because I seek validation by my peers and already know I’m a hack but I will keep writing and do it all over again because I am also a masochist,” way. 1,118 more words

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