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Month: May 2017

Bad Reviews – Expect Them – Welcome Them!

Bad Reviews? Yep, you’re going to get them!

One of the hardest things about being a writer is reading bad reviews about your books. I suggest you don’t do it. But, you should expect them. Reviewers are people and we all have our opinions.

Below are some one star reviews from 3 of the most well-known, best-selling authors in the business. If they get them, how can you expect not to get them? Continue reading

Tips for Choosing Genre

If you’re new to fiction writing, you may be having a hard time deciding which genre you should write in. The good news is, you don’t have to stick to one genre, but it is best if you establish yourself in one before publishing in others. If you do decide to go with multiple genres, you will want to consider using pen names. You wouldn’t want your romance audience to be subjected to your work if you also write thrillers or horror.

So, how do you decide?

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