what people think book blogging is vs what it can actually be
#NewBloggers 101, Book blogging, Discussion

The Greatest Book Blogging Myths I’ve Encountered Some Confessions And Thoughts On What We Think Blogging Is And What It Actually Is

When we start out blogging, we tend to have all these wild ideas about how book blogging actually works. More than that, we have so many hopes, a Iot of which seem to be ungrounded. So I’ve decided to write a post about book blogging myths we often start out with. Maybe it could prevent some confusion and disappointment in…

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bookworm with dyslexia
#bookwormproblems, Book blogging, Discussion, Illness

The Life Of A Bookworm With Dyslexia – An Interview Jen, A Book Blogger With Dyslexia, Tells Us How It Feels To Read When You... Can't Quite Do It

Today we will be talking about something different, and definitely not something a lot of people consider to be a part of the life of a bookworm – dyslexia. But it can be! And so today I have a fellow bookworm and book blogger here, to talk about her experience with dyslexia and how she nonetheless pursued her hobby of…

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gender bias in publishing
Discussion, Women's

The Writer Behind The Name: How Much Does Gender Bias Exist In Publishing? Guest Post by David and Morgan from WriterWriter

To all my ladies – happy International Women’s Day! And what a post I have for you on this day. Today, I welcome David and Morgan, the founders of WriterWriter, to talk about prejudice and inequality in fiction, primarily in the scifi and fantasy genres and how it affects the industry and the end result – the fiction that eventually…

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gratitude 2018
Book blogging

Bloggers Who Made My 2018 Awesome! A Gratitude Post

It’s almost the end of the year again – another wonderful year of blogging. Last year, before the very end of the year, I wanted to give everyone a push towards the positive, especially because at that time the whole internationals situation was developing, and so I came up with this post here (I’m sure it could motivate you this year…

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real publicist advice on how to get review copies approved
#NewBloggers 101, Book blogging

Real Publicist Advice On How To Get Review Copies Approved The Interview You've All Been Waiting For

So today I’ve got a secret agent under cover who wants to answer some of your questions about publishing and especially requesting books! Namely – on how to get review copies approved. Why a secret agent? I mean, since when have people in the secret services been working with publishers? Well, okay, maybe it’s a little simpler than that. It’s someone…

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read chicklit
Discussion, Romance, Women's

“Guilty Pleasure” Labels: Is It Just Schoolgirl Mentality You Can’t Let Go Of? Why You Should Read Chick Lit (At Least Sometimes!)

Lately I’ve been giving you all sorts of confessions. Like, seriously, Evelina – how many more things can you confess? Or do you keep making these up to draw readers? 😂 Well, no. I’m not making them up! I mean, there are probably plenty of dark secrets embarrassing details in your own life you would be willing to confess to your peers for…

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worrier s guide to the end of the world
Biographies, Discussion, Loved-it, NetGalley, Non-fiction, Women's

I’ve Been Thinking (And Reading) About Anxiety And Worrying Featuring The Worrier's Guide to the End of the World by Torre DeRoche

Is there a season for worrying, do you think? A GIF of the full moon with a cloud passing over it Is there a season for worrying, when we’re more anxious than at other times? Perhaps for most people, it’s the full moon, or maybe spring, when the seasons are changing. For me though? Life is the season for worrying.…

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enemies to lovers
Discussion, Problematic

[Discussion] Why Authors Should Take Extra Care When Writing Enemies To Lovers And Why I Avoid That Trope At All Costs #bullying #abuse

There hasn’t been a discussion post on my blog for a while, and there especially hasn’t been one which is… painful to discuss. I hope this won’t bring out all the trolls of the universe, but… I just have to talk about this. A GIF of a man, chewing on his fingernails and looking concerned So today… I want to…

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tweetdeck book bloggers
#NewBloggers 101, Book blogging

[NewBloggers] How Nicole @ FYFA Keeps Her Tweets Organized With TweetDeck Another One Of Those #NewBloggers 101 Instructional Posts!

Welcome to another instructional post for #NewBloggers 101! This time I have one of my favorite guest posters, Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction, over for a guest post again – this time to tell us more about how she uses TweetDeck to keep her tweeting in order. I myself know nothing about Tweetdeck, so I was very excited about this post!…

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litsy
#NewBloggers 101, Book blogging, Discussion

#NewBloggers 101 comes back! Litsy – A Bookish Social Network Have You Ever Heard Of Litsy? Erica Robyn And Me Will Introduce It To You!

So I thought we have not had a #NewBloggers 101 post in a while. Which is why today me and Erica Robyn @ Erica Robyn Reads will be talking about Litsy, a bookish social network you might have not discovered yet! And before we dive into it, here are the older #NewBloggers 101 posts if you need to catch up: Evelina: Before we start talking about it, let…

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TBR spreadsheet
#NewBloggers 101, Book blogging, Discussion

[NewBloggers] What Tools Can Help Me Be An Organized Blogger? TBR Spreadsheets #NewBloggers 101 post number.. I've lost track!

So hi everyone! This is an unexpected post, but I think it will be useful to you. Let’s say, this is a surprise continuation of the Efficient Blogger series! A little while ago, I posted this tweet, and as it turns out? Everyone adores lists! And now you all want my TBR spreadsheet: I made a list today. I realized…

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