“Bad” Reviews, and How (Not) To Respond to Them

Today, we continue the Wednesday series with a look at negative reviews. We’ll start with a universal principle: Not everyone will like your book. And that’s okay. In fact, some people will HATE your book, and that is okay, too. Most debut authors (and many experienced ones) release a book into the world with the unreasonable expectation that everyone will adore it. Or, in the alternative, they think the people who don’t enjoy the book will decide, collectively, never to mention that fact. The truth is, some people will love your book. Some people will enjoy it. Some people will find

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