Providing a diverse genre selection

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Re: Providing a diverse genre selection

Post by Kitten69 » 25 Jun 2018, 00:42

Perfect, thanks again.

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Post by ea_anthony » 14 Aug 2018, 17:06

I am up for a more diverse genre selection, other fiction is just ... bland.
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Post by Sahani Nimandra » 14 Aug 2018, 19:36

ea_anthony wrote:
14 Aug 2018, 17:06
I am up for a more diverse genre selection, other fiction is just ... bland.
Yes, but Scott determines this actually. For the book to be more descriptive and informative we have the tag system.
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Post by GingerJSM » 23 Aug 2018, 03:45

CatInTheHat wrote:
24 May 2018, 20:10
GingerJSM wrote:
23 May 2018, 22:42
I would personally just like to be able to know ahead of time that the SEX will be heavy in the book before I commit to reading and reviewing it. My last book review was a 36% because every other page was just blatantly pasted with graphic sex and I honestly had no idea WHO to recommend such a book to. (According to the editor that was the only reason for deductions)
One of the guidelines requirements is to indicate who would or would not find the book appealing. The editor HAS to mark you off for not following a guideline. For something like that, you could say something along the lines that those who enjoy erotica with an interesting storyline might find the book appealing. Or you could go with the "wouldn't find it appealing" and indicate that those who don't enjoy erotica would not find the book enjoyable.
That’s true. Thank you for that. At tje time of writing my review I believe I was still in just dealing with processing and probably wasn’t writing under the best conditions. I let that 36% get to me I’m not gonna lie. I haven’t reviewed anything since then but I’m going to jump back in and keep at it.

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Post by GingerJSM » 23 Aug 2018, 03:49

Sahani Nimandra wrote:
23 May 2018, 23:31
GingerJSM wrote:
23 May 2018, 22:42
I would personally just like to be able to know ahead of time that the SEX will be heavy in the book before I commit to reading and reviewing it. My last book review was a 36% because every other page was just blatantly pasted with graphic sex and I honestly had no idea WHO to recommend such a book to. (According to the editor that was the only reason for deductions)
If it was twisted threads, then yes, I have reviewed that book and ya I agree with you on the sex part some of them were meaning less.
I think for now, I might start looking at other reviews ahead of time. I didn’t want to originally, wanting to go in with a fresh mind and all, but if I’m choosing romance then I’d like to know. Or I may stay away from the romance genre altogether in order to save myself the trouble.

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