Collecting Stars

Posted On Feb 27 2013 by

Writerbud Gina Conroy asked on facebook–why do people post negative reviews? Now, I haven’t had a novel published yet, but I’ve had enough published in print and online to know that the negative reviews will come. I checked Gina’s debut novel, Digging up Death, on Amazon, and found that, indeed, there were a few less-than-stellar reviews, but some good ones as well. I finished Gina’s book, which doesn’t happen too often with me any more, so I gave it a good review. For every five new novels I start, I probably give up on three after one or two chapters. …