The Importance of Reader’s Reviews

Authors need them. Here’s why.

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How do reader reviews help authors?

Alt Text: A photograph of a manual typewriter with this text: “Your words are as important to an author as an author’s words are to you.”

Why don’t readers leave reviews?



KPOW was inspired by my writing on writing across many platforms, starting with Huffington Post Books back in 2015 and through “Public Writing Life” in The Chronicle of Higher Ed in 2020. I’m an author, writing coach, and MFA professor.

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Katie Rose Guest Pryal

IPPY-award-winning author, keynote speaker, professor of law and creative writing. #ActuallyAutistic. She/Her.