aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

A children’s book editor looks at reviews

I have gotten starred reviews and really mocking, mean reviews in my time. Sometimes for the same book.

A children’s book editor says that good reviews are good – but that no one pays attention to bad reviews except the author.

Gosh, I hope he/she is right! But it makes sense - that we have the bandwidth to remember outstanding books, but not to make note of books that aren't supposed to be outstanding.

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