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A short story about a mentally unstable Indie-Author, his daily routine on social media, and the review that destroys his life.
Kindle Edition, 14 pages
Published February 2nd 2017
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Richard Schwindt
Sep 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Reviewer, scribed by one of my favorite writers, MK Alexander, is brief; arguably too brief. But my, it is funny. Our protagonist, a struggling indie author, is being blackmailed by a reviewer, launching an existential crisis that lands him in serious trouble. Stuff’s funny when larded with truth, and if you’re an indie writer, you will recognize the funhouse mirror version of the landscape, quirks, affectations and frustrations that afflict us all. If you are not an indie writer, read it an ...more
O. D. Book Reviews
Oct 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Description: This is a short story about an indie-author driven mad by a negative review from a villainous reviewer.

In Short: If you enjoy short stories and revenge thriller type genres you should give this book a read. It is exciting yet suspenseful, and witty yet dark.

Pros: This short story is very well written and fast and fun to read. I would definitely read more by this author. Even though it is short there is a lot of character development for our "protagonist" who is a struggling author.
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Jim Steele
Jul 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
If you are an Indie (independent and/or without proper representation and/or legal counsel), then you OWE IT to yourself, and ultimately to your readers - to take this 10 minute read. MK Alexander lets us all know, by virtue of personal experience, that many of the struggles- doubts- and thoughts of giving it all up are not unique! We ALL experience this. In fact, it is a naturally occurring element in writing- the thirst and desire for a positive and forthright review.

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