|Marc Tyler Nobleman|
Compiled by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Marc Tyler Nobleman invited children’s-YA authors (including several of my friends) to read from customer comments (not professional reviews) about their books on the Internet.
Here’s the result! It’s all in fun. You’ll notice that most of these folks are well-established pros, which no doubt gives them plenty of experience in processing this sort of thing. On a related note, some of you may want to check out this link:
An Open Love Letter to Debut Authors About Hurtful Online Reviews by Cynthia Leitich Smith from Cynsations. Peek: “Negative reviews in general don’t matter in the long run, let alone mean-spirited ones. Besides, not every voice is of equal/any influence. In particular, anyone calling themselves ‘anonymous’ is way at the bottom of the movers-and-shakers list.”
Note: these videos are for teens and grown-ups (not younger kids).