Guest Post by Josie Jaffrey: Two Views on Indie Reviews

Excerpt: “We write because we love it, and because we can’t imagine a better profession. . .Book bloggers provide review services because they love books, and they want to share them with the world. It’s why they devote their free time to their blogs. Always remember that they work for free, whereas authors are (ultimately) using their reviews to sell books.”

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Today on The Tattooed Book Geek I am pleased to be bringing to you all a guest post courtesy of the author and blogger Josie Jaffrey looking at the two points of view on indie reviews that of the author and that of the blogger.

I recently had a couple of issues with authors and as such decided to post a tweet on Twittah asking for authors to guest post on my blog and write about the relationships between authors and bloggers. Two replied, Ann Troup wrote the fantastic post Bloggers and authors – the ‘rules’ of engagement and Josie Jaffrey has written this equally fantastic post.

Two Views on Indie Reviews

I’m an author of four (and a bit) indie novels, as well as a book reviewer of indie books.  As a result, I spend a lot of my life riding the interface between authors and reviewers.  It isn’t…

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