5-Star Book Review: The Help

EDIT: I have since posting this learned more about anti-racism, and while I enjoyed this book I think it is really important to acknowledge the problematic things present within it (such as the White Saviour Trope) and how that can be harmful in perpetuating stereotypes/incorrect ideas about racial issues. This book was written by a... Continue Reading →

Redeeming Villains: Why it Goes Awry So Often

We see a lot of redeemed villains, I think especially in younger or more uplifting stories. It can be great if it's done right, but...why is it done wrong so often? A villain can really make or break a book, and a poorly redeemed villain just sours the whole story for me. That being said,... 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 →

How to Pick a Story Idea

So, you've already got loads of ideas, you're super pumped to write...But, which one? Many writers struggle to choose between their ideas, and then end up writing nothing at all! It's important to choose and get writing, so here are three questions to help you out! What's the Most Developed? Take a look at your... Continue Reading →

What Genre is Your Book?

Hey, everybody! How you categorize and promote your book is crucial to making it successful, so today we're going to talk about selecting that all-important genre for your book! Let's jump right in! Look At Similar Titles  What are some titles with a similar story/feel to your book? While I'm sure your story is fantastic... Continue Reading →

Five Star Book Review: IN THE LURCH

Hello, everybody! I just read "In the Lurch" by Beth Martin recently, and I can't tell you how impressed I am!  Goodreads Description: You've been replaced. Once a machine could do as much work as three men, the labor force was quickly replaced by much more efficient androids. As the number of robots grew, jobs... Continue Reading →

5 Star Book Review: In The After

Hey, everybody! Have you read “In The After” by Lunetta yet? You need to if you love dystopian! I’ve raved on social media already, but I think it deserves a blog review! Both this book and it’s sequel are extremely gripping, and at the same time very unique to each other! The characters are real... Continue Reading →

Why You Should Write Book Reviews

A lot of the time, we don’t think to stop and write a book review when we’ve finished reading—I didn’t use to—but, there are many good reasons to do so! Let’a jump right in and talk about them! They Really Help Authors’ Rankings Reviews are very important for authors! They help boost the rankings of... Continue Reading →

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