I've been watching a very disturbing trend among indie authors that is going to, if it hasn't already, gives indie a bad taste. Authors have been blogging and posting to social media with posts that indicate they think that readers owe it to authors to leave a review on their books. This smacks of disrespect for the readers and is looking very unprofessional. I've seen posts that range from "readers should appreciate all the time it took so should leave a review" to "karma will get you if you … [Read more...] about Do Readers “Owe” Writers a Review?
So I'm comparing notes with a friend on Goodreads, and she asks me if I've added any tags to the kindle version of The Goldenwealth Light on Amazon. I thought about it and realized that I'd added a few categories when I first published the book, but no, I hadn't done anything with tagging. She mentioned to me that her book is now all over Twitter, simply because she'd added some tags to the bottom of her book's sale page. Wait, what? It's true, tagging makes that much of a difference! I didn't … [Read more...] about If you Tag it, Twitter will come – Guest Post by Scott McCloskey