Welcome to Day 101...Quite honestly I still have a hard time believing we're in triple digit territory on our posts...let's keep it moving...let's keep writing, editing, marketing.
That said I'm having a very "off" week with regard to work on my own book. Less than 28 hrs to go until I'm through this fundraiser and then hopefully some normalcy will return to my days...though normal is a relative term...#busywriterslife.
Anyway...I've written a few times about what to do with not so great reviews on your book.
A while back, one reader had written a review that my characters weren't believable. She alluded to how their background and some of their traits were a bit over the top.
Interestingly enough her review didn't bother me. In fact not one bit. For one thing I had received a lot of nice reviews on the book (including how much some other readers really liked the characters) and for another, making my characters a bit
I like the idea of my readers getting lost for a while in someone else's fabulous life, a life filled with private islands, amazing homes and expensive cars.
Obviously you have to strike a good balance...a well developed character, a fun, interesting and sexy relationship between the hero and heroine, a great plot line...that all needs to be in play. But there's something to be said about suspending your reader's level of disbelief for awhile.
Because there's really nothing better than escaping into a good book.
Here's today's Takeaway Lesson...
"If You Change the Way You Look at Things, the Things You Look at Change..." WD
Here's to Being All In,
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