Three links that have made me smile this week:
“How to respond to negative reviews” by Beth Revis:
“If there are people in the world who hate puppies, Harry Potter, chocolate, and/or bacon, then there are people in the world who hate your book. Put in that perspective, things aren’t so bad, huh?”
Evil Editor on vagueness in queries:
“It’s like opening a menu and reading:
Entree 1: Ingredients are combined lovingly and cooked to perfection, then spooned onto a plate and served.
Entree 2: A medley of items from our kitchen prepared stovetop by our chef and brought to your table.
Entree 3: Stuff, cooked.
Some specifics about these powerful people: who they are, what they want, what happens if they get it, how the superheroes plan to stop them, would be helpful.”
The scent of books, bottled:
Steidl “Paper Passion”