the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful: He expressed his gratitude to everyone on the staff.
Synonymsthanks, thankfulness, appreciation, gratefulness.
A simple idea we all know about
I was contacted by a reviewer recently who mentioned how seldom he gets any gratitude for the time he takes reviewing a book or interviewing an author. Quite honestly, I was taken aback with this lack of simple politeness.
I believe that whether a review is good or not, you as an author should thank the reader for taking the time and, in some cases, spending the money to...