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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – Review

Well, here it is folks – the book I wish I’d written.  Unfortunately, Gail Honeyman wrote it, but it’s probably for the best as she has introduced me to one of the most original, funny and endearing characters I have ever read.  Eleanor Oliphant is in survival mode and does a pretty good imitation of… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – Review

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Reviews – The Sequel

My previous post about reviews (The Good, The Bad and the Ugly) was all about garnering reviews without annoying people or driving yourself crazy. However, I think this subject deserves a sequel, because asking for something and getting it are two entirely different things.  I recently received a 1 star review on Amazon which read… Continue reading Reviews – The Sequel

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Reviews: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Remember when you first started writing your book and your overriding thought was, ‘I just hope somebody reads it!’?  All authors, whether self-published or traditionally published, are increasingly responsible for the promotion and marketing of their books (when I say increasingly, can the self-published authors at the back stop sniggering!).  Time was when marketing departments… Continue reading Reviews: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly