There's an age-old idiom which we still use today and which goes something like this: "You cannot see the forest for the trees." The meaning for most of us is plain; we tend to be too close to a problem to actually grasp the scope of it. Shakespeare played on this saying somewhat in Macbeth … Continue reading See the Forest & the Trees
Hello SErs! Happy Wednesday. Harmony here 🙂 ... Well, not quite ... I'm away until May 2nd, which I'll tell you about at the bottom of this post. Right now, I'm just pretending to be here! 🙂 In America, today is Administrative Professional's Day. The vision of the IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) is: … Continue reading Writing Excellence #AdminProfessionalsDay
Hello, SE readers. I would venture there isn’t an author who at one time or another, hasn’t been upset with Amazon and its review policies. It doesn’t matter if you are a verified purchase owner of a book if Amazon even slightly suspects you might have a connection with the author they won’t approve your … Continue reading Let’s Talk Goodreads
One of our recent Curated Contest blogs included a link to a post about giveaways and scams. If you missed the link, you can find the post here. In a nutshell it comes down to this: Jo Author writes a book and offers free copies through a giveaway on Goodreads. Bo Scam Artist enters giveaway … Continue reading What Would You Do?
Hi, SEers! Happy Wednesday. I wrote a post on my own blog recently about Amazon and reviews. If you'd like to read it, you can find it here. That post was the inspiration for this one. There are nine categories on the Amazon Community Guidelines page that dictate the rules for reviewing books (or anything … Continue reading An Amazonian-Sized Problem