Hey, long time! So Aentee (Read at Midnight) has come back with another awesome read-a-thon! This read-a-thon takes place December 10th - December 31st, in your time zone. Here is the bingo game card: I've decided not to create a TBR for this read-a-thon because over the years I've come to realize that I'm so … Continue reading Reader’s Crossing Read-a-thon
Synopsis The international literary sensation, about a boy's quest through the secrets and shadows of postwar Barcelona for a mysterious author whose book has proved as dangerous to own as it is impossible to forget. Barcelona, 1945 - just after the war, a great world city lies in shadow, nursing its wounds, and a boy … Continue reading REVIEW: The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books #1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
#TheReadingQuest read-a-thon began only one week ago today, so I'm here with my week 1 update! As you know, I've been working to complete all of the BARD quests on the quest board. I've fully completed two quests and am working on the third one. A book that has a TV/movie adaptation Already straying from … Continue reading #TheReadingQuest Week 1 Update
As you know, I'll be participating in #TheReadingQuest read-a-thon from August 13th to September 10th. Here is my Reading Quest ID card: I'll be posting my Reading Quest updates here on my blog and over on my twitter (@amykatecoles). Since I'm a Bard, I'll be taking the path on the far right column of the … Continue reading #TheReading Quest TBR
That's right, guys, I'll be participating in #TheReadingQuest challenge/readathon and I couldn't be more excited! About #TheReadingQuest What: #TheReadingQuest is a challenge / read-a-thon created and hosted by Aentee (@readatmidnight). Basically, you are given a Bingo card full of reading challenges that you need to complete. The catch is that you also have to choose a … Continue reading I’ll be Partaking in #TheReadingQuest
This post in short: I think authors are increasingly being expected to be 'social media famous' or at least very popular on social media in order to get publishing contracts. For those of you who've read my previous post, you'll know that self-publishing a book gives the author complete control over the entire publication process … Continue reading All Authors Need to Become Celebrities. True or False?
I recently read an article called "Self-Publishing: An Insult To The Written Word?" written by Laurie Gough and was confronted with the question: Why do people choose to self-publish rather than traditionally publish through publishing houses? Of course, this is a very open ended question and everyone who chooses to self-publish will have their own … Continue reading Why Give Up “Professionalism” for Self-Publishing