19 August 2015

Author Jealousy


This is something I’ve been thinking about for a long time. So many times I have seen popular authors tell us that we should treat other authors not as rivals, but as business partners. That one author’s success is the success of all authors. I call it bullshit. Another author’s ...

20 August 2015

Why Do Authors Ask for Reviews?


If you’re an avid kindle reader and don’t shun indie books, then you might have seen the same request at the end of almost every book by an indie author: please leave a review. Many readers find this off-putting, but trust me, we don’t have much choice. Indie authors have to ...

15 June 2016

Author Lois Duncan Has Passed Away


Just learned that author Lois Duncan has passed away today. She's probably most famous for "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and other YA suspense novels (I had reviewd IKWYDLS back in November 2015). I didn't knew Lois Duncan personally, but I am so saddened by the news of ...