It’s official: the RT Book Blogger Convention is on the RT site, and we have a registration form ready to go! REGISTRATION LINK. A few important points: 1. Registration is $30.00. Registration is not confirmed until payment is received. The… more
Self-publishing: ‘under 10% of authors earn living’ – “Self-published writers who have an agent, or who use the DIY route to get a traditional deal, earn much more than the average self-published writer, according to a survey of more than 1,000 self-published… more
In the UK, a self published author is suing a reviewer for panning his book. Chris McGrath, an online entrepreneur from Milton Keynes, who wrote and self-published a little-known book entitled The Attempted Murder of God: Hidden Science You Really… more
There has been a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth in the publishing realm over the downsizing or wholesale elimination of newspaper print review sections due to lack of advertising dollars. Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Book Review section was the… more
Slate reported that print on demand publisher, BookSurge, offers a positive review for $399 from NYT bestselling author, Ellen Tanner Marsh. You can even make suggestions about what you want in your review. BookSurge was recently acquired by Amazon. At… more
Maybe if the whole writing a book thing doesn’t pan out, professional writers can supplement by writing amazon reviews. “Ken” wants 5 reviewers to write a 1-3 paragraph review with the a 5 star rating. The reviews have to be… more
According to the Forbes article,Donald Mitchell, a top Amazon reviewer, has made $20,000.00 reviewing books at Amazon over the past seven years. Who know?
I think that we reviewers are the HR department (killing the fun) and authors are Michael Scott (hating us for it).