reviews

  • Review policy reminder

    Recently I’ve had a number of author friends and acquaintances ask me to read and blurb their books. I’m happy to do so (although please bear in mind that I’ve become a very slow reader, so it may take some time to get through my backlog), but I don’t use Goodreads or post reviews on Amazon. There are personal reasons for this that I’ve posted about previously, and those still stand.…

  • A promise to my readers

    I’m sure everyone has heard about the disturbing events of this last October, so we definitely don’t need to rehash that. Those cases were extreme and rare, probably once-in-a-lifetime occurrences. But the unfortunate reality is that—even if it’s not to the same extent—reviewers being confronted by angry authors is a common problem that does not seem to be going away. For every group of authors that stands in solidarity with…