Reviewing Again

Update 6/24/18: Everything has been restored for the second time! I’m glad to have my reviews and reviewing privileges back and hope they don’t get lost again. Update 6/15/18: All my reviews have been deleted again, and I cannot leave reviews on Amazon. The post below was written after the first time this happened and … Read more

Book Reviews

I recently read a blog post about book reviews from an author whose first book will be published soon. Most authors dread bad reviews, but I think the number of reviews you get is more important than the rating and content of any specific review. Sometimes a negative review entices me to read the book, because … Read more

Writing Customer Reviews

Do you pay attention to customer reviews when you are shopping? I admit that I do. That’s primarily what got me started writing customer reviews. If I appreciate knowing what other customers thought about their purchases, it’s only fair to share my own opinions. Usually I review books, but I occasionally review other products and … Read more

Read More to Become a Better Writer

Last week I posted Copyblogger’s advice on how to become a better writer. That advice all involved actually writing—no matter what else you do, you will never become a good writer if you don’t write. There is something else that will improve your writing, and that is reading. Often aspiring writers think that means they … Read more

My Reviews at Goodreads

Not only do I enjoy helping authors promote their work, but I like to introduce readers to authors and books they may not know about. One way I do both of these things is writing book reviews. Primarily, I review self-published books or books from small press publishers here on my blog. However, I share … Read more