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Giving Authors Bad Names!

Yesterday I gave my first ever one star review. Anyone who reads my blog regularly will know this is not something I do. I’m a big believer in looking for the positive and only providing constructive criticism. Unfortunately, yesterday I read a book that was such a disappointment that it made my blood boil. As… Continue reading Giving Authors Bad Names!

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Granola Mn by Susanne Aspley – Review

Granola Mn is the story of Allison and Toby. Allison works at the local hardware store while caring for her elderly grandmother and Toby has just returned home from the army. Living in the small town of Granola they battle small mindedness in many shapes and forms while falling in love. Allison has many people… Continue reading Granola Mn by Susanne Aspley – Review

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Bye Bye Reviews – Update

As anyone who read my previous post will know, last week I lost my Amazon UK reviews. I woke up one morning to find they had all gone. Now, we are only talking about eleven little reviews, but damn it, they were mine and I was thoroughly not impressed. Determined to have my say about… Continue reading Bye Bye Reviews – Update

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The Two Month Mark

I have officially been an author for two months. It was two months and one day ago that my debut novel, Ethereal Lives, was published and I don’t regret self-publishing for a second. Although I had my doubts and worries over my work, it has been excepted better than I dared to hope. On the… Continue reading The Two Month Mark

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I’ll Do It My Way

As people who read my last post will know, I received my first bad review recently. This lead to a lot of self-doubt and questioning. The review claimed my book was boring erotica. The boring bit I had no problem with. We are all entitled to our own opinion and I know not everyone will… Continue reading I’ll Do It My Way

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You Can’t Please Everyone. 

This title is a wise message that I keep telling myself today because today I recieved my first bad review.  As I sit in the corner, rocking back and forth, and crying whilst mumbling to my self, I’m trying to remember to think positive. Concentrate on the thirteen good reviews I have and the mailing… Continue reading You Can’t Please Everyone.