On Dec 8th I wrote a blog about whether an author should write reviews on other books. In that blog I promised a follow-up on expectations. Here it is.
Since I published that last blog, there were more opinions about the subject that I found interesting. What was also interesting is that the people who wrote these didn’t wish to be named. Understood and respected. Both of the authors are multi-published and have been for years.
I sympathize with both these commenters. It does take time and energy to write a decent review. On the other hand, with each one I’ve written it’s become easier. I truly believe that undertaking this task has helped me in my book blurbs, writing my blogs and leaving comments on others. Most probably, it's made all my writing a bit tighter which is a good thing. Anytime you train your brain to function in a way that takes concentration and effort, you will be rewarded.