Oh you, wide eyed young visitor, who wonder about the exciting adventures that await in the great world of publishing! Perhaps you have felt its powerful lure, its hypnotic pull?
Be ye warned! There are dangers which you should know about! Explore at your own risk!
For your benefit, under this category of ADVENTURES IN PUBLISHING, I’ll occasionally post some information about the strange creatures you are likely to encounter in your journeys…
THE AMAZON DEVILS
Many an author, editor and publisher has run afoul of these critters, who abide in the bowels and subroutines of the Amazon.com website. If a book has twelve good reviews and one bad one, they are the ones responsible for keeping the bad one at the top of the page, wherever the visitor’s eye goes first.