Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Mini-Rant #1

Dear Indie Authors:

Please stop posting poorly written summaries when e-publishing your books. Every time I see a blurb written with poor grammar, I want to hunt you down and slap you silly with overcooked linguine. If you expect consumers to take a chance on your book, you might want to start off by giving them the impression that you have, in fact, mastered the English language.

Sincerely,

Me

2 comments:

Shah Wharton said...

Simply things like spelling and punctuation can totally ruin all the effort they, and their editor (if they bothered to get one) put into the actual book. I hear that!

Elizabeth Lawrence said...

Careless errors give the reader the impression that no effort was put into the book itself. After all the work that goes into writing a novel, it seems insane to throw it away with a poorly crafted summary!