What do authors think of customer reviews on Amazon? Obviously I can only speak for myself, but I have mixed feelings.
They can be a great way to get feedback from readers. And they can help to boost book sales. But then, sometimes, they can be violent, hurtful, digital bullets that make you doubt yourself, your ability to write and, at times, the sanity of the general public.
I recently wrote an article for literary website Quadrapheme giving my own two-pence worth on the subject.
You can read the whole thing here