As a writer and former editor, I could critique any book I read. I stopped reading fiction for several years, after I stopped editing, because I couldn't just enjoy the book. Now, while I await the start of several events, beginning with Nanowrimo Camp, I'm reading a great deal, average four books a day.

The only judgment I make is if I liked the book. You won't learn if I think a book has big problems. The author will. Only if that author responds with an attack, not if the advice isn't taken, will I post a negative review. It's a compromise, but as fair as I can make it for both readers and my colleagues. I make only positive recommendations, in public.
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Published on March 17, 2014 11:15 • 134 views • Tags: ethics, preferences, reviews

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