Can’t legislate for nutters, Jadi. Just remember that.And, on a more normal note, remember all reviews/critiques are subjective. Can’t please everyone – especially the ‘nasties’ – you’ll never please them. Also – if you can bear it – check him out for his other reviews. I had a horrid review some time ago and did just that – found I was in excellent company of brilliant writers who they’d panned. Take care of yourself.Jx
I’d been warned: the 5-Star reviews couldn’t last forever. “Be prepared,” people cautioned me. “Trolls are out there and sooner or later one of them will pan a book. It’s going to be ugly.” I don’t check for reviews on Amazon much as I take the long view. Writing a book is a slow process, and building up a list of reviews can take a while. I’ve been pleasantly surprised to receive consistently solid, glowing reviews.
I got my first 1-Star review. The German guy says Tsunami Cowboys is the worst book he’d ever read. He didn’t finish it. And, after page 56, HE BURNED IT.
WTF? Really?? In the 21st century, people are still burning books?!?
I went into shock. I was horrified. Shaken. Ashamed, even. In my worst nightmares, I never ever ever imagined someone would actually destroy my words like this. Until now, it…
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