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An open (tipsy) letter to Amazon

July 7, 2015

Seems like the #Amazon #review process has been flawed for quite some time… I will say in my years of being an indie this above all else has fired me up the most. We work hard for our readers and they deserve to have a voice to tell the rest of the world all the good (or bad) that we have been up to.

Lori L. Otto, author

Dear Amazon,

I am a self-published author. I’m sure you’ve never heard of me, but I’ve been publishing through your site for a little over three years now. Overall, I love as a consumer. You’re my go-to site for any online purchase, and I appreciate the great deals and service you provide.

This isn’t about me, the consumer.

This is about me, the author.

I’m a nobody… at least I started out that way. In March of 2011, I decided to self-publish my first novel. I’d wanted to go the traditional route, but I couldn’t find an agent to take a chance on my atypical romance with (apparently) far too many words. So after getting my friends and family to edit (for months) and going through many storyline variations, Emi Lost & Found was born. I was proud… but I was a nobody.

At the time, I was very…

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  1. July 7, 2015 8:36 pm

    Thank you for reading and sharing… and yeah, it does suck. 😊

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