Mindset & Mindfulness

The 5 Stages of Dealing with Bad Reviews

Image: Trip AdvisorSooner or later, every author has to deal with the pain of receiving a bad review.

I’m guest blogging today at Chick Lit Goddess about the five common stages of denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance which I’ve observed in myself and other writers. But fear not, in pain there is also humour to be found!

Oh, and in case you were wondering, the image is courtesy of Trip Advisor for a random hotel in Mexico, not for my book 🙂


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2 Comment

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    Julie Valerie @JBValerie
    June 10, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    Heading over to Chick Lit Goddess right now – so relieved the rating is for a cheesy hotel room in Mexico! So creative that you used that graph for your post!

  2. Reply
    Pauline
    June 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm

    Thanks, Julie – I was originally looking for a book with poor reviews… but then I realized I could use my Mexico vacation research for the purpose!

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