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Hard Hollywood Lessons

After watching the movies Rings, and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, there is only one logical conclusion. Screenwriters think either their audience is stupid, or they have never actually watched any of the movies before writing the respective sequel. One…

Money via Writing: Demand Studios

Can you really make money with Demand Studio? http://create.demandstudios.com/ The internet has been a rapidly growing medium for writers since its inception. The internet offers marketing potential, publication potential, and independent publishing fulfillment. There are also opportunities for writers to…

Readers! Review Thyself #1

This is actually kind of funny for an author to see. For nearly a decade, authors have been virtually enslaved to their reviews. Reviewers have bashed, mangled, ridiculed, mocked, scorned, proclaimed their distaste, objection, or bitter hatred for the works…

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Reviewers Justify Their Words

It’s funny how reviewers can obliterate an author’s hard work, by typing a few lines, but few can actually acknowledge the consequence of their lines. This is a growing list of reason reviewers offer to justify bad reviews. Keep in…

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Literary Wars: The Author Strikes Back

The latest news on book reviewing comes from England.  Author Chris McGrath has sued one of his reviewers, named Vaughan Jones. What does this mean for the future of writers and readers?http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/jacketcopy/2011/11/british-author-sues-amazon-over-user-review.html I think it’s time for authors to be…

Careful of that Review!

I think there should be a set of criteria for professional reviewers that is actually followed today. Far too often, the proverbial “grapevine,” speaks of how this company provided professional reviewer “A” with heaps of perks, freebies and goodies, while…

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Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/reviews.html @ 11:09 a.m. Reviews? After much consideration, I think I’ll start a series of, “review,” entries. These are always interesting and I enjoy seeing what others recommend or don’t recommend. I’m not sure that this will…