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D-Vos
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To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

Yesterday I received a negative review of my book by someone on this book. I am fine with having a negative review, but this one in particular was innappropriate in that it was a personal attack on me as a personal opinion about how I had corrected spelling errors of said person.

 

I do not know who posted this review (it was listed as anonymous), but this was an inappropriate reaction. If you are angry at someone for something that was not done out of spite, the correct response is not to write a bad review about his book which you have not even read. I know you feel badly, but I think that this is a bit of an overreaction. I forgive you for doing this, but I still ask that you either remove the review.

 

I apologize for any hurt feelings. They were certainly unintended.

 

D-Vos

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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

You should probably contact one of the editors to see about having the review of your book amended/removed.


D-Vos wrote:

Yesterday I received a negative review of my book by someone on this book. I am fine with having a negative review, but this one in particular was innappropriate in that it was a personal attack on me as a personal opinion about how I had corrected spelling errors of said person.

 

I do not know who posted this review (it was listed as anonymous), but this was an inappropriate reaction. If you are angry at someone for something that was not done out of spite, the correct response is not to write a bad review about his book which you have not even read. I know you feel badly, but I think that this is a bit of an overreaction. I forgive you for doing this, but I still ask that you either remove the review.

 

I apologize for any hurt feelings. They were certainly unintended.

 

D-Vos


 

Melissa W.
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D-Vos
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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

How would I go about this?

 

D-Vos

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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

were they being mean to you?

i hate when ppl do that

i tripped up the stairs once.
its not as fun as people say.
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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

yeah layla i agree with u. i think it's pretty stupid that someone would go do that. i mean come on r we really back in first grade again. can't we just confront eachother with r problems instead of doing it anonymously. that person could of at least had the guts to put thier actual name up there. grr hate ppl who do that. its so retarted. lol!!! :smileytongue:
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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

To start, send a private message to Kevin, one of the admins, telling him about the problem.  Be sure to include the link to your book on the website so he can see the posted "review" and doesn't have to search for it.  He should be able to direct you to the right people so it can hopefully be rectified.


D-Vos wrote:

How would I go about this?

 

D-Vos


 

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dragon560
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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

well i just fond out that your a author and thats not cool that someone would do something like that.:smileysad:
Quote-"a book always keeps something of its owner between its pages"


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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

thats not right. just because a person doesn't like a book doesn't mean that they can leave nasty reviews. i'm sorry that a person could be that mean. :smileysad:

 

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D-Vos
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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

But really the thing is that she hadn't even read the book. She was just being overreactive. I hope they can fess up on this thread. That would be nice.

 

(Not that I expect that to happen...)

 

D-Vos

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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

[ Edited ]

D-Vos wrote:

But really the thing is that she hadn't even read the book. She was just being overreactive. I hope they can fess up on this thread. That would be nice.

 

(Not that I expect that to happen...)

 

D-Vos


Yah, that was petty mean but all author go though that. but the cool thing is that there's a lot more people who like your book then dislike it.

 

p.s its still really cool, that your a author.:smileyhappy:

Message Edited by dragon560 on 05-02-2009 01:50 PM
Quote-"a book always keeps something of its owner between its pages"


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Re: To whoever posted a bad review of my book...

That's SOOOOO cool that you're an authpr, D-Vos, I'lkl try to check out your book!
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