My favorite blogger from Down Under about an author that should know better. Someone didn’t like her book, awww.
At 11:30PM, I have done neither.
Reading Facebook at lunchtime, a particular post stood out – for the wrong reasons. It was Public (as opposed to Friends-Locked), and it was on the author’s official Page (not her personal profile). I don’t know if the author manages her account, or if an assistant does it, but what I came across was something rather unprofessional.
I often complain about authors posting passive-aggressive requests for readers to review and “promote” (translated: “spam”) their books, because “it really helps us get more visibility/publicity”. What I saw today was worse than that.
The author is no stranger to traditional publishing, formerly with HarperCollins and now with Simon & Schuster. I have 19 of her…
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