For readers of my blog who still are not sure about writing their own reviews for the authors I recommend here, this is a great post by Rosie Amber on how easy it is to support the books you love to read. (And if you do write a favourable review of any of the books written by Authors I’ve promoted on this blog, just let me know and I will post that review, as well as a link to you, on reading recommendations reviewed.)
Authors WANT Reviews
Simple! How many times have you read pleas on social media for readers to write reviews? – Probably Loads.
Does the thought of writing a book review send you racing to the hills? – I can see plenty of you nodding in agreement.
WHAT holds you back?
6 common replies:
I can’t write.
I can’t write paragraphs about a book.
I don’t know what to write.
I’m afraid of what people will think of my review.
I’m an author and don’t want a backlash on my own books.
I don’t have the time.
Let’s turn this around
I can’t write – I bet if you can read, you can write.
I can’t write paragraphs about a book – Good News, Amazon accepts one sentence reviews now as do many other sites.
I don’t know what to write – Ah! Quick Question – Why did you like or Dislike…
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