Earnest Hemingway once wrote “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Any writer you speak to will agree with Hemingway’s sentiments. Writing is hard work. It’s grueling and often fruitless. But if you’re a writer, you will march along anyway in hopes that your words will one day fall into a reader’s lap. But in today’s world of instant and … [Read more...]
- I want to read everything. I'd call it a disease, but I'm too happy to care about it.
- My To-Be-Read pile is larger than the average bibliophile's. I think it might be competing with Mount Everest in height.
- I totally judge a book by its cover. And it's blurb. And sometimes it's Facebook page too.
- Fan-girl moments consist of … [Read more...]
Book reviewers are in hot demand right now, especially as the publishing industry continues its revolutionary change with over 100,000 new titles being released every thirty days on Amazon alone. Authors want all the help they can get in bringing their book exposure. Readers want help sorting through the seemingly endless piles of books in search for one worth reading. As a book reviewer, my inbox gets full of book review request very quickly. As a book worm, you show me a shiny new … [Read more...]
When you are a new writer still trying to find your voice, it’s hard to imagine that great authors were once plagued with self-doubt and issues like writer’s block. I recently read “Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors” by Sarah Stodola and learned about the very interesting habits some … [Read more...]