11 Author Etiquette Rules for Book Reviews

I’ve been reviewing books for a few years now.  At first, I just reviewed books I chose to read for fun.  Then I reviewed books to support other independent authors.  After that I started reviewing books with a few book blog tour companies.  With all that reviewing going on it wasn’t long before authors (or…

What Kind of Blog Should a Fiction Writer Have?

As an Amazon Affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is the conundrum I faced when I first set out to start my blog.  First I was like “Whoa? I need an author platform?”.  Then I was “Oh, no.  I have to blog?”.  Lastly, I asked “What do I blog about?”.  While non-fiction writers can…

Why Individual Bloggers Should Get Paid for Book Blog Tours

What is a book blog tour?  Most authors have heard of them, many have used them.  Book blog tours have come to replace most public appearances for the lesser known author publicizing their book.  Even large publishing houses are using them to cut costs when it comes to getting exposure for their authors.  A fee…