Writing a Thoughtful Review

I’m not going to be able to update tonight. I’m being sent on an overnight field trip at work. This blueprint about how to write a good review will have to hold you over. Step one, pick up one of my books,.. (Joking) [or am I?]

Story Empire

reviewsCiao, SEers. I hope those of you who had a three-day weekend enjoyed the time off work. Did you go boating? Have a picnic? Lounge by the pool? I hope you had the time to read a good book or two.

I bring it up because I’m about to preach to the choir. If you’re reading this post, you’re probably an author. And if you’re an author, you know the importance of reviews, particularly on Amazon. (Whether they’ll actually allow you to post a review is another issue, and won’t be discussed today.)

Reviews don’t have to be complicated. A simple “I liked it, and here’s why” satisfies Amazon and will help an author. Equally simple is “I hated it, and here’s why” which also meets Amazon’s requirements, although it doesn’t help an author overly much. (They’re only helpful if the author carefully considers the comments, decides they’re valid…

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  1. harmonykent

    laughing my socks off at your version of step 1, Craig! 🙂

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  2. Loved your lead in, LOL!

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  3. I agree with your commenters… great intro. Thanks for sharing. Hope you have a nice trip.

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  4. Step 1 completed. 😉 The Yak Guy Project awaits…

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