Tag Archives: reviews

Just a Couple of Links

I’ve been planning to write a long blogpost about science fiction and originality, but I’ve been busy with writing, publishing, day job work, holiday related stuff, etc…, so I shelved that post for now. However, I have also been busy … Continue reading

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Outlaw Love finds more success

My little lesbian western Outlaw Love has long been one of our most popular titles and is currently the third bestselling Pegasus Pulp e-book of all time. However, today I discovered that not only had Outlaw Love goten a very … Continue reading

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New Interview with Cora and more on Sockpuppets

I’ve been interviewed for the Sunday Spotlight at Elizabeth Baxter’s blog Small Blonde Hippy, so come on over and say hello. Links to all my interviews are archived at the interview page, by the way. Meanwhile, the sockpuppeting scandal is … Continue reading

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Sockpuppets on Sockpuppeting

No, not really. But I’m gradually running out of post titles here. Anyway, as you could gather from the title, the fake reviews scandal is still expanding and hitting the mainstream media. At The Atlantic, David Wagner points out that … Continue reading

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This ain’t no witch hunt

We’re still talking about the whole fake reviews scandal it appears. For now, Barry Eisler weighs in on the sockpuppeting and paid reviews scandal once more and though his tone is a lot more measured than that of the Joe … Continue reading

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Posting sockpuppet reviews is not free speech

Joe Konrath defends the practices of buying fake reviews, leaving malicious one star reviews to trash the books of rivals and leaving sockpuppet reviews as free speech. Because an author deliberately leaving one star reviews on books by rival using … Continue reading

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Even more on sockpuppets and fake reviews

We’re still talking about sockpuppets and bought reviews, so here are the latest links: A group of mostly crime writers has published a sort of open letter condemning paid reviews and sockpuppeting called “No sockpuppets here, please”. Barry Eisler responds … Continue reading

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“How I sold one million e-books…” revisited

First of all, Heartache is the featured new release at the Short Story Blog today. In other news, the New York Times published a lengthy article about a “pay for fake e-book reviews” service. One of the service’s patrons was … Continue reading

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