Why Authors Should Read Reviews

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Good morning, everyone, PH with you here today, wishing you a wonderful day. I don’t know how many times something serendipitous happens with you and then you gain a better perspective or find a better way to do something but it happens to me often. Recently, I came across an inconsequential blog post and, as I read it, I realized something very helpful.

man sitting on bench reading a book. Bench surrounded by tall grasses, sun shining, portion of lake visible in backgroundMany of us authors spend a lot of time seeking out reviews. After all, a review can be very helpful to readers and validate our books. A glowing four or five star review can also make your day we. Reviews can also be hard to generate but they are gold when received. Personally, I should probably do more to seek them from bloggers than I have. It’s something else to work at in my spare time, spare time being twist of words for me these days.

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  1. Nice! Excerpt that caught my eye – “While I should be seeking out more reviews, it is extremely clear to me that a good reviewer will point out all kinds of observations about a book which can be helpful to a reader. Such observations can also be helpful to me as an author. I can be aware of similar issues that a good reviewer points out.”

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