Monthly Archives: February 2014

How to request a review from a book blogger

I’ve written on this subject before, and me previous advice still stands, but after having received some more unusual requests, I feel it’s time for a refresh of the topic. If you’re an author with a new book you’re trying to promote, you’ll be looking for reviews. Book bloggers are a good place to get reviews because they give your book exposure to an audience who might not have seen it before, rather than just providing reviews on Amazon or Smashwords, which will only be seen by those already considering buying the book.

So how do you go about getting book bloggers to review your book?

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The power of encouragement from other writers

As I blogged about a month ago, my new writing schedule sees me aiming to dedicate an hour each evening to writing – with a calendar to mark with circles, squares or crosses as per my success. Just after I started that, one of the other moderators over at the Mythic Scribes forums, Phil, created a new thread in the communities section of the forum called “Recharge your novel month“. The aim was to write an hour a day during the month of February – and because I was trying to do that anyway, I signed up and started posting my daily progress.

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