“Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it, have found it boring, absurd, or contemptible, and I have no cause to complain, since I have similar opinions of their works, or of the kinds of writing that they evidently prefer.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings The past few months have been hectic for me as an author, and as I've interacted with a list of Christian reviewers and book blogs featuring three of my novels in summer promotions, my appreciat
Recently, I needed to comb through many popular Christian and clean romance authors on Amazon for a project, and I couldn't help but notice the wide range of reviews they received on any given book. All of the books were in the category of light, fictional romance, so the material within the covers was for entertainment, not literary criticism. Why, then, were there so many quick strikes and venom in the reviews?
For several days, I mulled over what drives a reader to leave