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The Pros and Cons of Writing Book Reviews

A lot of us started our book blogs with a focus on writing book reviews. More and more, though, the bloggers I read are finding they don’t really want to write book reviews. Some are eliminating reviews entirely, while others are relying more on compilations of mini-reviews or monthly update posts. I can understand where…

Developing strong female characters: one author responds to negative reviews by writing a better book

Those of you who write book reviews, and who care about reading fiction with well-developed female characters, may find this article in Literary Hub as fascinating as I did.  Science fiction author Daniel Price writes about the response his book The Flight of the Silvers received on Goodreads. I’d braced myself for the worst with…

Bloggers, how do you use Twitter?

I don’t have a lot of blogging resolutions for 2015, other than maintaining my reviews, not taking too many review requests, and keeping up with posting reviews on sites like Goodreads. I’ve got five classes to take this year and a full time job, after all.  But one of my resolutions is to be a…

What Makes a Good Book Review?

I’ve been thinking lately about what makes a good review.  I’ve been writing this blog for 3 and a half years now, and while I love writing reviews, I always want to get better at it.  It starts to feel a little routine after a while. I expect most bloggers follow a pattern when they…

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