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Old 30-03-2011, 12:44 PM   #1
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Default How not to deal with a bad review.

Title says it all...this made me for a good time.

http://booksandpals.blogspot.com/201...ne-howett.html

Oh god did she not help herself at all.
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Old 30-03-2011, 01:28 PM   #2
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Old 30-03-2011, 01:30 PM   #3
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And her Amazon page has now been blasted with 1 star reviews. While some are simply "we saw what you did on the other review so suck my one star" a lot are fair and seemingly accurate reviews of people who own the book.

This proves that not all publicity is good for you book.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Greek-Seam...DateDescending

Link to the Amazon reviews.
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Old 30-03-2011, 02:05 PM   #4
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This woman has pages about her over at Something Awful devoted to her in a thread called Internet Trainwrecks.

Good times
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Old 30-03-2011, 02:58 PM   #5
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The more recent 5-star reviews are also... interesting.

One wonders what she would say to those.
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Old 30-03-2011, 03:21 PM   #6
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Second time I've seen this today, also. And I was speechless when a woman who gave her such a long list of good advice was told to 'f*** off!' and it turns out she was editor of a major new york publishing house... Oops. Although I kinda feel bad for her. The whole of the Net is making fun of her now. She'll have to change her name or take refuge in some sort of convent for nine years until no one remembers her. As far as I can tell, she's an abysmal writer. But then, so am I.
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Old 30-03-2011, 06:08 PM   #7
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I feel a bit sorry for her, but I think she probably deserves this. That was a very, very petty response to criticism.

And she's English, too? The shame, the burning shame . . .
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Old 30-03-2011, 07:15 PM   #8
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IMHO the author's behaviour is more similar to a mad little girl in her pre-teen years than of a responsible adult and published author.

Also, I dunno who published her book, but if it went through the editing process with such a meager result then that must have been a Cheapo-Cheapo-Kwike Publishing Ltd. product
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Old 30-03-2011, 07:23 PM   #9
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That author reminds me of someone I once knew (not only in manners but in looks too)
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Quick follow-up to the publishing issue I mentioned before.
Turns out that this book is self-published
Well, that surely explains shit.
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