New post by Vick Mickunas:
"“We need much more of a direct relationship with our readers,” said Susan Rabiner, an agent and a former editorial director. [...] “Before Amazon, we didn’t even know what people thought of the books,”
"Ah, those Amazon customer reviewers. As we have seen in some previous entries on this blog, the Amazon customer reviewer system has problems. Reviews are being posted there in large numbers by reviewers who cannot possibly be reading the books that they claim to be reviewing. [...] "
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