Tidings Told in Their Midst

As a gesture of respect to Odin the great communicator, whose day Wednesday is, today’s post will cover two new ways of communicating with your humble author (i.e. me.): Goodreads’ Ask the Author and a mailing list.

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A Confusion of Stars

I have had a number of discussions recently about reviewing products. As a writer the majority of these have involved the issue of fake reviews, both to inflate and deflate the standing of a work. There are plenty of articles on the rights and wrongs of reviewing with specific intent, and on ways to filter out stooges. However, there is a greater issue that seems to be receiving less attention: lack of a common baseline.