20 Ways for Authors to Handle Bad Reviews

Yes, they suck, but here’s how to deal

Photo by Frank Busch on Unsplash

“This book was poop!” ~Goodreads Reviewer

Yes, that is an actual review of a book.

As an author myself, I can only imagine how the author of that book must have winced at reading such disgustingly harsh words. And that isn’t even the worst review I’ve seen.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Adrienne C.

Adrienne C.

Dominatrix of the written word. I write about writing, politics, race, money, religion, sex — hence the editor of The Third Rail