5-Star Book Review: The Help

I finally got around to reading The Help a little while ago, and I'm so glad I did! It was an amazing read, with extremely moving characters and plot. Blurb: "Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step. Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a... Continue Reading →

How to be a More Sustainable Writer

Last week we talked about how to live more sustainably as a reader, so today we're going to touch on ways you can do that as a writer! Little steps make a big difference, so let's get into the small changes we can all make as writers! Go Digital Wherever Possible So, I know I... Continue Reading →

How to Be a More Sustainable Reader

Hey, everybody! As some of you who follow me @smpearceauthor on social media might know, I've started to really make an effort to live more sustainably and limit my waste as much as possible. And I know many of you feel the same way! But, what about reading? What about that glorious feeling of bringing... Continue Reading →

How to Know Your Target Audience

Hey, everybody! While we've already discussed how to pick the genre for your book, the age demographic is also important to figure out--especially for marketing purposes. Today, I'm going to talk about some of the different age ranges for books and what they mean. With that said, let's jump right in! Also a short disclaimer:... Continue Reading →

Dealing With Negative Reviews

So, you've read some of your negative reviews or plan to. There's probably a big ball of emotions in your head right now, which is understandable--this book is your baby. How could somebody not like your baby? But how you deal with it matters most. That's why today we'll be talking about how to deal... Continue Reading →

Should You Read Reviews of Your Book?

A lot of authors struggle with whether they should read their reviews. Some authors read them, and the results are far from great. Other authors avoid reading any reviews, and suffer from a lack of feedback-based improvement. So...What should you do? Is there a middle ground? Personally, I think that reading at least some is... Continue Reading →

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