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POINT OF VIEW: When Reviews Attack

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I just got the worst review of my writing life. I mean, truly brutal. They pretty much hated everything about the story. Technically, it was written four years ago, but I just ran across it this last week. It’s for one of my earlier stories, but it absolutely pulls no punches – the characters sketchy … Read more

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REVIEWS: The Rising Tide

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The reviews are rolling in. 🙂 Got a great five star review from Melanie at “Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words”: “There are moments when I wept, pages of high anxiety and suspense, times when I went as limp as a noodle when momentarily the action went slack, and yes, sniffled again when it all came … Read more

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Five Star Review for The Stark Divide

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Just got a great five star review for “The Stark Divide” from Erin O’Quinn:   “I cannot begin to describe the lush detail, the mind-blowing invention, the beauty and uniqueness of Coatsworth’s world. Every paragraph is rich and delicious as red velvet cake, hard and believable as “Ship’s Bone.” From the interplanetary ships that eat … Read more

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“Lander” is Red Hot

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Some more reviews coming in for Lander, and OMG they are making me cry: “Yes, it’s beautifully written. But it’s more than that. It’s vast. It’s huge on every scale you can think to rate a story. It hits home emotionally, it’s suspenseful, it grabs at you intellectually, keeps you thinking about all the possibilities … Read more

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Love is Love Event for Readers!

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I’m part of this cool two and a half week event where readers get books from authors to read, enjoy, and review. If you’re a reader, sign up here (starts tomorrow). And there are prizes too!   https://www.facebook.com/events/171627546803243/   All the info for readers is here:   https://www.facebook.com/events/171627546803243/permalink/171629730136358/   Have fun! SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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INITIAL REVIEWS: “Lander”

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It’s release day for “Lander,” and the reviews are starting to come in. I’m thrilled!” “I’m not sure I can do justice to this book with a mere review, but I’ll try. I loved the first book, Skythane, but Lander surpasses it… Oh, my goodness, I could not put this book down! … Very exciting, … Read more

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NEW REVIEWS: The Stark Divide

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More reviews keep coming in – today, two more five star reviews. 🙂 Anne Barwell at Drops of Ink couldn’t put it down: When I read a book by J. Scott Coatsworth I know I’m going to be treated to a story with fabulous world building, and interesting characters. The Stark Divide has all of … Read more

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NEW REVIEWS: The Great North

“The Great North” is out, and the reviews are continuing to roll in: Review Blog: MM Good Book Reviews Reviewer: PixieJ. Scott Coatsworth has worked his magic again with the way that his words turn into visions in your mind, his world building is exceptional, dragging you into a scenes that have a simple old … Read more