Writing Book Reviews: An Author and Reader’s Viewpoint

Marie here. Most authors are obsessed with getting book reviews. Supposedly, getting a certain number of reviews on Amazon will give your book more exposure. This may be true, but that should not be the number one reason an author should ask a reader to review their book. First, let’s back up and talk aboutContinue reading “Writing Book Reviews: An Author and Reader’s Viewpoint”

If You Read Books, You Buy Books

Marie here. Fair warning, this is a rant post. As an author, I am on social media constantly to try and connect with readers. As expected, there are a ton of, how shall we say, intellectually challenged people on these sites, as well as those who can only think of their own needs and problems.Continue reading “If You Read Books, You Buy Books”

Why Prologues are Important

Aurora here. I’ve recently heard some readers skip prologues, believing the information within is unimportant. My reaction can be summed up as: “How? Why? No, seriously. It makes no sense. It is part of the story. It isn’t an advertisement for an upcoming book. The author did not put it there for her health. IContinue reading “Why Prologues are Important”