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Taerak's Void
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Taerak's Void
(Book One of Fantastica)
A new series by multiple award winning author, M. R. Mathias

After finding a strange medallion and some maps with markings that no one in his village can understand, Braxton Bray decides to take it all to the Hall of Scholars in the kingdom's capital. But greed is everywhere. Braxton and a tough young female caravan guard named Nixy are forced to run for their lives, for someone else wants what Braxton found and is willing to go to great lengths to take it from him.

With a hefty, kingdom wide, bounty on their heads, not even the great wizards of the Sorcerious can help them. Left with nothing but each other, Braxton and Nixy have no choice but to get on a ship and go on an adventure that will take them places they would have otherwise never imagined. Elves, dwarves, giant gothicans, and trolls, treacherous forests on distant shores, love, death, terror, and magic all await...

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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #50 on: February 07, 2014, 03:39:57 PM »
Yeah, I took it down. Another review right after his was 5 star and said, "Enough action but not overdone." Then three more good reviews followed that. So, it's pretty much buried now.
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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #51 on: February 07, 2014, 03:41:39 PM »
Yeah, I took it down. Another review right after his was 5 star and said, "Enough action but not overdone." Then three more good reviews followed that. So, it's pretty much buried now.
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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #52 on: February 08, 2014, 01:17:19 AM »
Yeah, I took it down. Another review right after his was 5 star and said, "Enough action but not overdone." Then three more good reviews followed that. So, it's pretty much buried now.

Smart move, Wayne.

As I see it, if nobody pays attention to a negative review, it won't have much impact if the majority of the reviews are positive. If you get into an altercation with the reviewer, it could turn ugly and bring more attention to the review than warranted. The main difficulty lies in the author's desire to explain or defend themselves, but if your book is any good, it will weather the storm without your assistance.


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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #53 on: February 08, 2014, 12:01:38 PM »
It is everybody's right not to like a book for whatever reason. I feel terribly peeved sometimes, but what can I do? I'm about the only person in Germany who does not like potatoes.
Ok, i don't review potatoes but I'd always suggest to take the pasta.
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Re: So, how do you handle a bad review?
« Reply #54 on: February 08, 2014, 01:01:45 PM »
It is everybody's right not to like a book for whatever reason. I feel terribly peeved sometimes, but what can I do? I'm about the only person in Germany who does not like potatoes.
Ok, i don't review potatoes but I'd always suggest to take the pasta.
You get the weirdest reviews but if your stuff is good, you will overcome.

Good advice. And I will add that readers will police themselves. I noticed this over the last few days on a weird review. I stayed out of it & let the readers decide. Works for me.  ;)

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