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Friday, November 16, 2018

Sample of Great a Book's Backmatter Review Request


When I was reading Karina Bartow's new book, Forgetting My Way Back to You, I was taken with the very last page where she and her publisher did something I have long advised. That is, let your reader know you would appreciate a review--especially one on Amazon!  I asked for permission to reprint it here for you because it is one of the best I have seen because it offers other possibilities first and the gratitude and wisdom of it show!  Both authors and readers will also love Karina's biography. Nice!
Here is the reprint from that last page:




MORE ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF FORGETTING MY WAY BACK TO YOU

Karina Bartow's Fogetting My Way Back to You was just released and is available on Amazon. It is available in paper or as an e-book.  Her website is KarinaBartow.com and you can follow her on Twitter @KarinaBartow.  









MORE ABOUT THE SHARING WITH WRITERS  BLOGGER



Howard-Johnson is the author of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. She is also a marketing consultant, editor, and author of the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally Series of books for writers including the award-winning second editions of The Frugal Book Promoter (where she talks more about choosing and the advantages of winning contests and how to use those honors)  and The Frugal Editor. Her latest is in the series is  How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically. Learn more on her Amazon profile page, http://bit.ly/CarolynsAmznProfileGreat Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers is one of her booklets--perfect for inexpensive gift giving--and, another booklet, The Great First Impression Book Proposal helps writers who want to be traditionally published. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including one she encourages authors to read because it will help them convince retailers to host their workshops, presentations, and signings. It is A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. In addition to this blog, she helps writers extend the exposure of their favorite reviews at TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com. She also blogs at all things editing--grammar, formatting and more--at The Frugal, Smart, and Tuned-In Editor (http://TheFrugalEditor.blogspot.com )