--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Debbi Mack <demack5@...> wrote:
> > On the other hand, you can't worry too much about what readers assume... as long as they read the book!
> Oh, I completely agree! It's just *getting* them to read the book that can be a problem. I've heard (from readers) that they're wary of buying books by "indie authors" for fear that they'll suck. (As, unfortunately, they often do.) One reviewer said as much in a review of my book on Amazon, going on to say that she thought I did a really professional job for an indie author.
> Talk about your backhanded compliments. :)
And even more, talk about the urgent need for blind reviewing!
Best, and good luck with your novel.
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