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Self-publishing News: A New Home

Excuse me while I just settle down and get comfortable in my new home here on a Tuesday. I look forward to welcoming you here. OK, now I’ve popped next door to Monday’s opinion column and borrowed a pint of milk, here we go. Kobo In case it sometimes seems that when it comes to ebook […]

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Clare Weiner

Opinion: Friends, Glazed Eyes & Five Stars: An Indie Author’s Take on Book Reviews

In the run-up to the publication of her second novel The Labyrinth Year, the sequel to Baby, Baby, British indie author Claire Weiner (who writes as Mari Howard) considers the process of soliciting and receiving book reviews, and debates whether all five-star reviews on Amazon should be taken seriously. You know that feeling – inspiration […]

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Indie author book revews removed

Amazon Reviews #2: Answers To Indie Authors’ Questions About Customer Reviews Policy

ALLi has been closely watching Amazon’s removal of reviews as part of their effort to clean up the customer review system for books. Like most writers and publishers and their organisations, we share Amazon’s objective of regaining readers’ trust in the customer review process. This is not an insignificant challenge in the face of the serious abuse […]

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NYT bestselling author and ghostwriter Joni Rodgers

Amazon Is Censoring Self-Publisher’s Reviews says Indie Author and Bookseller, Joni Rodgers

Long before I was a writer, I was a voracious reader. I enjoy excellent work in every genre. PR reps, editors and publishers frequently ask me to blurb, review and blog about their books, and over the years, I’ve done dozens of reviews in a number of venues, including Amazon. As part of its sweeping […]

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