News by Peter Derk October 21, 2014
Author Kathleen Hale pursued a person who gave her a 1-star review. Conclusion: everyone is horrible.
News by Dean Fetzer January 23, 2013
A group of diehard fans, describing themselves as “Michael Jackson’s Rapid Response Team to Media Attacks”, has attacked Randall Sullivan’s new biography of the King of Pop via his Amazon page.
News by Dean Fetzer November 5, 2012
Recent complaints about authors who’ve paid to have their own books reviewed has goaded Amazon into taking action - but they’ve deleted lots of real reviews in the process.
Column by Cath Murphy September 24, 2012
The recent sock puppeting scandal tells us what we already know: some people have the integrity of a flatworm. Being an author means telling stories, not selling books.
News by Rob Hart September 6, 2012
Ellory, a British crime writer, has been outed for writing praise-filled reviews of his own books under a fake name on Amazon--and slagging the books of his fellow authors.