1 week to the Indie Advent Calendar

Kay Macleod presents Some of you may remember the Indie Advent Calendar from previous years, but for those of you who are unfamiliar with this event, it is an event that runs from 1st December and presents an opportunity for readers to discover a new potential favourite author, and to try and win prizes, including... Continue Reading →

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Are DNF reviews really all that helpful?

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This post is full of some hard truths.

When I became and author I made the decision to not leave “Did Not Finish” reviews, and will not currently leave anything less than 3 stars. Yes, reading is subjective, and not everyone will love your story, but the problem I see with DNF reviews is that a reader didn’t actually read through your whole book. Should they post about something they don’t know? That’s the question today.

As a writer, you’re going to catch a reviewer on a day that’s not–how shall I say it– good, and sometimes low stars and DNF reviews happen because a scapegoat is needed, and sometimes, you are the projection of their bad day. Other readers can spot these easily. Still, you spent months writing the book and are responsible for putting it out there, regardless of how people will react to it. You did this…

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Friday Book Round-Up Recommends 12 #mystery and #thriller #books! #FridayReads #amreading

Written In Blood has been mentioned in such fabulous company, Agatha Christie, James Patterson, and JD Robb, not to mention other great names in the mystery/thriller genres, I may just swoon. Thank you so much, Mrs N, I am deeply honoured to be included in this list. I would never dream of aspiring to the... Continue Reading →

The Spring Book Festival

Navigating Indieworld is pleased to present The Spring Book Festival Starting on 27th March and running for 3 days is The Spring Book Festival, a collaboration event between the authors of Navigating Indieworld, including award-winning and Forbes interviewed Carole P Roman and Huffington Post's t0p 50 of 2016 Michael Phillip Cash, who has recently been... Continue Reading →

The Road to Omaha – A review

The Road To Omaha Robert Ludlum Robert Ludlum’s wayward hero, the outrageous General MacKenzie Hawkins, returns with a diabolical scheme to right a very old wrong—and wreak vengeance on the [redacted] who drummed him out of the military. Discovering a long-buried 1878 treaty with an obscure Indian tribe, the Hawk, a.k.a. Chief Thunder Head, hatches... Continue Reading →

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