Rachel's Blog: Whining Writers

Fri, 24 Sep 2004

First Anne Rice was so incensed over angry reviews of her book Blood Canticle posted to Amazon.com that she offered a refund to anyone who returned the book to her. Then Buffy novel writer Yvonne Navarro posted a similar rant to her own website in response to the same issue: supposed fans who can't spell and find fault with her book. Neil Gaiman has something to say about receiving negative reviews, "If ever I do something like that, please shoot me."

Edited to add: Rice's comments and others have been removed from Amazon so don't bother looking for them. Apparently she is not holding to her promise of refunds and is returning books to senders, and Something Positive gets in on the debacle.