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Adler says in the post:

Bad book reviews, bad opinions, insults, verbal abuse, diminishment, jealousy, frustration, along with effusive praise come with the territory. In today’s environment celebrate you’re being noticed and, whatever is said about you and your work, be sure your name is spelled right.

While I wouldn’t praise anyone who has retaliated against a bad review, the overall message is very uplifting. Even if the review is a 1 star, that person is still picking up your book and reading it. I know that the first instinct is to go on a diatribe about how reviewers just “don’t review books correctly” but you should never do that. We are all subject to a fair share of bad reviews. We should deal with it like people instead of bratty monsters. Adler also says that “[…]good reviews are not necessarily a harbinger of future success.” Just something to keep in mind.

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Top 10 Book Editing Tips- Editing Tip Wednesday

I like finding tips, obviously, and some of these maybe repetitive, but editing is so important

 

http://www.dailywritingtips.com/100-words-for-facial-expressions/

 

This is good for ANY writer. How many times have you thought about the way your character looks, and you just can’t think of the right word to use? Well, bookmark this, put it on your bar, whatever you have to do, keep this and USE IT

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/improve-your-writing-with-these-editing-tips.html

 

Everyone loves a good life hack, why not a good writing hack? These tips are pretty informative.

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1xuHX5/:Ix!GvW!Z:As7jS6wd/writerswrite.co.za/45-ways-to-avoid-using-the-word-very/

 

Always great to have synonyms, right?

http://justenglish.me/2014/03/10/important-infrequently-used-words-to-know/

 

I feel like this made for an excellent “Editing Tip Wednesday” post because we all have those scenes where we have a word we want to use, but we just don’t know it. Call me crazy for filing this under an Editing Tip, but trust me, your editor will thank you for these words.

Creative Writing Forums- Writing Tip Tuesday

Today is less of a tip share and more of “where to go for help” kinda post. I hope that you guys are able to get a lot of utilization out of it! There are prompts, contests… all sorts of stuff!

Editing Tips for Effective Writing

This page has information that everyone should know. My favorite tip is #1 under “Avoid Dumb Mistakes”

How to Create a Credible Villain in Fiction (Writing Tip Tuesday)

Yes, this week’s writing tip comes from wikihow.com but there is just something fun about this tip that I had to share. We all want those antagonists that are vile, terrible and just plain bad. However, some of us may not be confident in our ability to create them. This is very useful! I hope you guys enjoy it

 

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