Category Archives: authors

maybe it’s me, but…

So, I’m curious. A lot of us reread because we plain adore a particular book and want that familiar and happy-reader-buttons experience. Some of us when we reread (for whatever reason) can end up finding the book dated or just not as good the … Continue reading

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goodbye, sir terry. you will be missed.

I am a wee bit broken this morning with the news of the passing of Sir Terry Pratchett.   My heart and mind are so full of the wonderful memories of reading his work.   I wanted to pay tribute to … Continue reading

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dear author

Dear Author, I *still* do not think that word means what you think it means. Use a dictionary, for fuck’s sake. Love, me.

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the author/pedestal thing revisited

Ages ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I wrote a post about the pedestal we readers tend to put authors on and asked if people really wanted to know everything about an author they liked or if they preferred to to … Continue reading

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dear author

Dear Author, ‘Awe’ the word is not the same as ‘awww’ the sound. For all that is good and holy, please just stop. Love, me.

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dear author: ‘research’ is not a dirty word

I recently wrote a post about the wonders of researching and of the miraculous invention known as g00gle. I was reminded of this when wondering why something in the book I’d just read didn’t gel for me. Don’t get me … Continue reading

Posted in authors, dear author, important stuff, me, OCD, probably tmi, serious randomness, serious shit, still crazy, thoughts, words | 9 Comments

ratings (again) & the 5 stars thing

When I did the series about ratings last year, the issue of those readers who tend to give everything 4-5 stars was raised and the majority of commenters agreed they either take no notice of these reviews or take them … Continue reading

Posted in authors, goodreads, pet peeve/fave rant, ratings, readers, reviews, reviews-not mine, wankfestery | 43 Comments