Next week marks my virgin foray into the wonderful world of blog tours. Blog what? you might ask. A blog tour, I repeat. What is a Blog Tour? A blog tour is essentially a virtual book tour. In the old days, and in the today days for big-name authors backed by big-name publishing houses, authors … Continue reading Blog Tour Preview
This reader review of my book Horseshoes and Hand Grenades is from a few weeks ago, but I'm just now finding time to post it. (I've been moving.) I completely respect the reviewer's different take on modern sexuality, and appreciate that the story of Astrid and Shelby resonated with her. Here's her review: Great read … Continue reading "Horrifying at the Right Moments"
This past Friday night, I enjoyed virtual drinks and convo with Julie of the lovely book review blog, A Little Book Problem. She makes a mean vodka gimlet as well as whatever drink that is in the photo! Check out Julie's Friday Night Drinks post to learn about my go-to hangover cure, the sports detail … Continue reading A Little Book Problem
Book review bloggers are doing for authors what YouTube has done for musicians: Making it possible for aspiring unknowns to make it big and become well-known, often well-loved artists. Gone are the days when record house and publishing house executives wielded all the power. Today, the people have much of that power, as the Internet … Continue reading The Global Community of Book Bloggers
Authors know that no book appeals to everyone, and that not every reader will enjoy our books. So it's extremely gratifying when a reader "gets it" -- not only enjoying and appreciating the story, but understanding 100% what you were trying to say and why you said it and wrote it the way you did. … Continue reading HAHG Review: "A timely book for the #MeToo age"