Respect the Reviewer: How to Find, Contact, and Stay on the Good Side of Book Reviewers

I was recently contacted by an author to review his books. It’s in the pipeline (meaning I’m reading it) but these are some really good tips for people who want a review. I might need to make up a submissions page.

A Writer's Path

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by thehappymeerkat

Here’s the second Respect the Reviewer article I’ve written (the first can be read here).  This is for all authors out there.  While some tips might be obvious others you may not have thought of, either way I hope some of these tips will help you find a reviewer and go about contacting them the right way. :)

All authors know the importance of getting book reviews. Not only can a good book review encourage others to buy your book but if you get enough of them your book will be listed higher on amazon (or so the rumour goes). But how can authors go about contacting reviewers? And what’s the right or wrong thing to say and do when asking and waiting for a review?

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