Okay so I’ve had several ideas about what to blog about this week. The bad review won out.
So for those who don’t know, I’m a writer. Check it out—–> www.viviennecraft.com
I write cheesy, sappy (or whatever you want to call them) and totally hot romance novels. It’s a bit of escapism. Anyhoo, reviews are a part of the game. Some people will like your stuff and some people won’t. That’s just how it goes but when they don’t like them, I have to read about it.
Now look I’m not a child and I’m not curing cancer here so it’s not that serious but I have no idea why this last bad review hit me so hard. It wasn’t even the first bad review I’ve gotten but this one was like a kick in the proverbial nuts. (Psst! I’m a woman and I don’t have real nuts)
Inserting bad review here:
Please ran away form reading this……
, July 11, 2014
(Redacted Customer Name)
This review is from: Runaway Girlfriend: an erotic novel (Kindle Edition)
I didn’t really like this book. Just was dumb storyline. I actually wanted to help the Ex to get rid of the Herione. A waste of my time. Pass if you can….
I feels ya Kim….
So let’s review the review: One star (That is as low as you can go.) The grammatical errors. (Ran vs. Run) The total disregard for my leading lady….or Herione. <– That’s misspelled. I won’t clown this person too hard because everyone has a right to their opinion but I took this one hard.
I was in the middle of writing my last book when I got this review. Let’s just say I was bummed. I actually stopped writing completely. I questioned why I even attempted going down the literary rabbit hole in the first place. I started to contemplate sticking to my day job. *GASP*
I know. I know. Nobody wants that! LOL But I was seriously sad. Here’s putting it into perspective. I got this review in July and I released my last book in late August. I was already at the midway point when I got the review so I should have finished in July. A month went by without me touching my keyboard. Okay well that’s a lie because I’m addicted to social media but I didn’t write a word otherwise.
Then one day I looked at my fan mail (I also had not touched any email) and read through them. My Crafties! I love each and every one of them. People were DEMANDING a part two of my book Secrets: The Researcher
(You know I had to insert the link) . There were people who really enjoyed my books. And there was one person (Okay more than the one) who didn’t like one
book but there were tons of other people who got me.
You like me…You really like me. But guess what? I finished the book. I released the book. It’s called First comes baby….then what?
Here’s the link: First comes baby…. on Amazon
(Just in case you wanna check it out) *giggle*
You wanna know what happened next? My book went to number one…..and stayed there. BOOOOOOOM!
Uh huh!! Number 1!!!!
Yup! I just checked…..It’s still number 1.
Not only is my new book Number 1, all my books are Top 100 and I haven’t stopped writing since. AAAAANnnnnd I’m back to the ugly cry face….
It’s the circle of life……..