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Owasm
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Ah, the perils of on-line publishing. I was cruising along with my October release of The Sword of Spells. It's a collection of stories about one of my characters, Brull.

I had a good review and then disaster struck. I had a reader that didn't get the book. He must have thought it was a continuous novel. It's not. So I have the taint of a one-star review. My sales have significantly declined.

Now I know it's not a 5-star book, but for it's niche it's better than a single star. Now I need some reviews to dilute the taint. I'm asking for you to, if you are so inclined to read the book or at least the sample, and review it. I'm not asking for good reviews, just honest ones.

In this new world of publishing, reviewing is a bigger deal than I would have thought. I'm getting to the point, that we all need to review books a bit more often than we have in the past.

http://amzn.to/w4Vope

If you email me, I can send you a coupon code for a free Smashwords version or I can email the manuscript.

[ December 26, 2011, 12:40 PM: Message edited by: Owasm ]

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Sure.

Respectfully,
Dr. Bob

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How long is it and how soon would you want the review?

As soon as possible probably comes to mind but is there a too long to wait period also?

Second question. Have you sent any of those stories through the hatrake critiquing service??

That title sounds familiar.

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I'd like to read it. Send me the manuscript if you want.
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Owasm
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LD,

Books last a long time and so do reviews. So any time is fine with me.

I did run a few of these through the 13 line critique.

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I can give it a read when I finish my current book.
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I would be willing to read it, Owasm. Though the price is reasonable even for my financial status, I would like you to send that code because I'm interested how this coupon thing works. I'm putting my own stories on this year and I need all the info I can get. I'm willing to write a review and post it on Amazon as compensation (I'm even willing to give you a chance to approve the review before I post it [Wink] ).
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