Susan Grossey

4 Quick Ways To Write A Book Review And Overcome Your Fears

While I wait to hear news of Flora’s hard drive (currently in intensive care, with some hopes of resuscitation), I thought I would share this excellent blog post about the reviewing of books.  Apparently August 2016 is “Write an Amazon Review Month”, and I wanted to add my own plea to that.  Reviews are important in Amazon as they assist with book ranking – i.e. the order in which books are displayed in response to searches – which of course helps the authors of reviewed books.  But from my own point of view, with (relatively) few reviews to my name, I can’t tell you how exciting it is to see that a new review has been posted, and to know that someone else has “met” Sam and Martha.  Sometimes (often!) writing can feel like a lonely activity, and getting proof that the ultimate goal has been reached – someone has read what you have written – is so very encouraging and energising.

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    Rosie Amber

    Thanks for helping spread the word and sharing the blog post.

    1. ihatemoneylaundering Avatar

      It’s the first time I have ever re-blogged or re-posted or whatever it’s called, Rosie, so I hope I did it right and you got the credit and the links and so on. Thank you for writing it in the first place – it was very well worth repeating. Best wishes from Susan

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