My Unpopular Opinion on Book Discussions and Author Involvement — and an attempt to explain it
Opinion / July 14, 2014

So, I ran a poll about author interactions a little while ago. My images/results below were grabbed the week after it opened. I have had more votes, but the stats are still pretty similar, so I decided to keep it. I’ve come back to this write up/article a couple of times, and keep debating if I want to post it. I decided to go ahead and try to voice my side of this. I suspect from some of the responses, there are some that will not agree with me. But here it is. My attempt to explain. I really tried to think how to best word my options. I found just wording my Yes/No question quite difficult (and still believe I could have done a better job). Pretty much it came down me trying to gauge if people think there are places that could benefit from an author NOT participating. But in a way that doesn’t make you feel like jerk for selecting it. Because I think anyone that is looking at genre sites and blogs is going to be both happy and grateful for the authors that take their time to interact with us peons. 🙂 I had already…