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Why and BAD review can be a GOOD thing (and why bloggers owe you nothing)

One of the pleasures of publishing is other people’s reactions to your writing: I don’t imagine there’s a writer out there who doesn’t love getting nice feedback. 1,302 more words

A plea for reviewers - can we open up a dialogue about self-published books?

So I find a lovely-looking review blog. The posts are thoughtful, fair and seriously considered. I look up the review policy and … it says ‘no self-published books’. 1,662 more words

How To Write A Book

107 cancer papers retracted due to peer review fraud

(Source: arstechnica.com)

The journal Tumor Biology is retracting 107 research papers after discovering that the authors faked the peer review process. This isn’t the journal’s first rodeo. 638 more words

Technology

Bad Reviews

I want to talk about bad Amazon reviews today.

When I was in college, I studied Communication. It was an interesting time – early 2010s, research being done about social media, the potential for sales online well known. 956 more words

Writing

Become a Guardian of Endangered Stories (A.K.A. Join My Street Team)

I can hear you asking, “a what now?” Guardians of Endangered Stories are members of my advance reading group/street team. These are dedicated fans who help support me and spread the word about my books. 73 more words

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Chapter 6: Persepolis

I’m really behind on my reviews but bear with me as I juggle schoolwork and reading and writing reviews.

Here is a review on Marjane Satrapi’s comic strip memoir where she grows up seeing the Islamic Revolution occurring right at her doorstep. 431 more words

Book

Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

I actually read Fahrenheit 451 in a few days in Cairns a month or so back, after my boyfriend let me steal it from his bookshelves. 241 more words

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