Great advice and insight as always, from the devilishly entertaining Seumas Gallacher!

Seumas Gallacher

…what do pelicans, ostriches and Government Tax Departments have in common, Mabel?…they can all stick their bills up their a*se!…now hold that thought…when the unspeakable, unthinkable happens to ye as a writer, and ye get a NASTY review, think  ‘bills’ and ‘a*se’…now, that’s better, isn’t it?…one of the gazillions of things and stuff I’ve been learning on this here literary gig is to differentiate between NASTY REVIEWS, and HONEST CRITIQUE...the yobo nutters who spew bile at anybody’s work, just because they can, ignore them completely…as for the others who, in good faith, may not feel as glowingly enchanted by yer work as ye do yersel, THESE are the ones to take heed of…and I’ll let ye into a wee secret…if yer Amazon pages are filled with nothing but emerald-studded five-star reviews…SUMB’DY’s gonna suss that ye’ve had Uncle Fred and Auntie Mabel and the rest…

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