Authenticity and Honesty as an Indie Author by @JoRobinson176

A couple of things worth noting.

Lit World Interviews

A couple of things we shouldn’t be doing. Sometimes you’ll see an author comparing their writing to a famous writer in the actual blurb of their book, or worse still on the cover. Doing this in a blurb is actually against Amazon policy, so it’s not a good idea to begin with. Some Indies seem to think that by the mere presence of a bestselling author’s name, readers will be more inclined to buy their own book. Speaking as a reader all I can say about that is that if I want to read a book by J K Rowling I’ll buy one of her books. If a reader or reviewer on the other hand compares a book to the work of a famous author I’m a fan of, I might be tempted to buy it – that to me is a genuine compliment, but if it’s the author making…

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About Clive Mullis

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Posted on January 29, 2015, in Clive's Blog. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Thanks for sharing Clive! 🙂

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