Anne Rice

How to Avoid Negative Reviews (Without Stalking, Drunk Tweets, or Otherwise Making an Ass of Yourself)

It’s been in the news that some writers have been experiencing extreme butt-hurt over mean reviews. A few have taken to hunting down contacting reviewers directly – and these are REAL traditionally published authors with the biggest sense of entitlement best reputations doing that. Respected authors are demanding that reader-reviewers must not hide behind pseudonyms – even if authors might come after them, and even though authors are free to use pen names. Margo Howard, aka Dear Prudence the Queen of advice columnists (and by “queen” I mean the title was inherited) has taken to sarcasm and