The Do’s And Don’ts Of Handling Book Reviews

K.M. Allan

By the time you’ve published a book, the process was so exhausting, thrilling, and exciting, you’ll be forgiven for forgetting one thing that happens when you put your work out into the world; you get book reviews!

Now, if you promised yourself you’d read any review with an open mind, ready to take on constructive criticism with grace and humility, and have committed to humbly bask in the glow of any praise, you might be in for a shock.

As much as you’ve prepared yourself for getting reviews, it does not compare to what happens when you do actually get a review.

Even if it’s good, even if it’s bad, the reality that you can’t control what other people will say/get/understand/love/hate about your book really hits you. For when that happens, use these dos and don’ts.

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Handling Book Reviews

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