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AuthorsReading.com Will Offer Expedited Book Reviews Starting on January 1st 2014

AuthorReading.com will start offering expedited reviews to better serve the literary community. This year, small press and self-publishing has blossomed as never before, with self-publishing now very much a legitimate publishing option for authors. Today much of the literary community has shed its bias against those who have chosen to self-publish. Authors Reading welcomes this change and …

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Goodreads changes reviewer policy, irks members

Goodreads’ has drawn a line (a read line?) in the sand regarding reviewer policies.  The new policy includes deleting “content focused on author behavior” rather than on actually reviewing the book. From the website: Since our inception, Goodreads has lived by a few simple principles with our reviews. You can see our full policy in …

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Amazon Cracks Down on Author Nepotism

It’s probably a good thing, given the number of posts on author sites and LinkedIn discussions where authors launch silly plots to give each other great reviews for their books.  It’s unfortunate, though, that honest reviews are going to disappear as well. According to the L.A. Times, author Steve Weddle tried repeatedly to leave a …

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