If you've been following the AP story about my legal battle with the FFF, Federation of Feline Familiars, you'll be relieved to know that the cats have asked that negotiations be suspended until they return from their national conference. This gives me a breather and lets me get on with my launch. I'll be sure to keep you posted on the news when the FFF v C. Lee McKenzie battle resumes. *Sigh.
Today I'm visiting STEPHEN TREMP, author of the BREAKTHROUGH series. He's featuring me and those Alligators Overhead! Hope you have time to stop by and say hi! Since I'm going to be "hopping" a lot this month, I'll post daily (except Sat. and Sun.) the rest of August with links to all the bloggers who are supporting me. Hope you'll stop in, and visit these blogs. They're always worth the time because they share so much information about our craft and the business of publishing.
One thing we know as writers is that after we write, then publish, our work has just begun. We want visibility, and one way to get that is through REVIEWS. Since reviewers don't usually knock at our door asking if they can read our book, we're the ones who have the "leg work" to do. Today it's not so much the legs that we exercise, but our eyes and our nimble fingers get quite a work out.
If we're going to put in all that time and energy finding reviewers and contacting them, we best do it right. I found this great article that gives writers 5 REVIEW REQUEST MISTAKES. They are right on. Find the link below.
Do you have any mistakes or any positive suggestions for how to approach reviewers? Add them, please.
5 mistakes to avoid when requesting a book review As writers with a book freshly out on the market, we are all in dire need of reviews to promote the first steps of our baby in the cruel publishing scene. This means finding reviewers. Of course, writers almost always being readers, we already have…