Why I Will Be Tagging Authors in my Reviews

I have been writing reviews for a long time and this has been percolating for a while. I changed my policy on tagging writers in Tweets promoting my reviews. Bottom line: at this blog and my other blog, I write for the benefit of readers, not writers.

Every Day Should Be Tuesday

A frequent admonition is circulated around Twitter: Don’t tag authors in Tweets linking to negative reviews.  I have boosted the signal for that message myself, and on more than one occasion.  But you know what?  That’s bullshit.  I’m through giving writers a vote whether I tag them in a “negative” review.

Why?  Read on.

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