From the author of “The Author’s Quick Guides…” comes an interesting article about critical book reviews. Every author has received a critical book review at one time or another. Our first inclination is to feel upset and think “How dare they…” but truly what an author should feel is gratitude. No book is perfect and a critical review can help an author pinpoint his or her imperfections and weak spots so that they can either revise the book or do a better job with the next book.
The moral of the story is to be grateful for a critical book review and ecstatic about a positive book review. Both have a place in the life of an author. To read the entire article click “Why Critical Reviews are Good for Your Book“.