Why readers aren’t reviewing your books – by Sandra Beckwith…

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on Build Book Buzz:

When my first book was published in the dark ages – the 1990s – I didn’t have to think about online reader reviews.

Amazon was only starting to sell books when WHY CAN’T A MAN BE MORE LIKE A WOMAN? was released in the spring of 1995; Barnes and Noble was still a strictly bricks and mortar business.

That meant that reader reviews came in the form of good, old-fashioned, word-of-mouth  recommendations among friends. If you liked a book, you told someone: “You will love this book.”

It was a pretty simple process.

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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3 Responses to Why readers aren’t reviewing your books – by Sandra Beckwith…

  1. Pingback: Why readers aren’t reviewing your books – by Sandra Beckwith… – Where Genres Collide

  2. Saloni says:

    Thank you for sharing! It was quite informative. Although I will not be buying the forms just yet, it’s a eye-opener of sorts.

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