book bloggers

A literary precedent for the blog: the feuilleton

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

For all those writers and pundits who bemoan, à la Jonathan Franzen, the superficiality, triviality, and general lack of gut-busting seriousness of blogs, Facebook, and social media, it might do some good for them to recall one of the most well-tried literary modes of the last two centuries that [...]

More reviewers say 'yes' to indie authors today, but getting noticed is still an uphill climb

By libertyc
February 26, 2013 // 3 Comments

Allen Schatz published his first book two years ago. After things didn’t work out with an agent, he went the self-publishing route and knew he had to market on his own, which meant contacting reviewers. Some said yes, many said no. But Schatz noticed a change in the business around this time and [...]

Book bloggers help self-publishers promote their work

By libertyc
February 4, 2012 // 3 Comments

In the last few years, Amazon’s Kindle publishing facilities have sparked a self-publishing revolution. Everyone from established authors with backlist titles to new wanna-bes who can’t get publisher attention has been able to send their words out over the Internet for others to buy. We tend to [...]

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