Arkopaul Das
Arkopaul Das asked Douglas Preston:

As a writer yourself, how would you react if you ever got a negative review on your books ? Would you change the style of writing or would just ignore them and write as usual ?

Douglas Preston My apologies for the late answer -- I've been on a book tour. I read negative reviews with interest and sometimes amusement. Some negative reviews make good points, and I take them to heart. I like getting feedback from readers and reviewers, even if it is negative. Other reviews are more a public monument to the reviewer's ignorance, illiteracy, stupidity, and rotten taste. Those I find amusing and sometimes even post them on my website. Check out the "Rogue's Gallery" at

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