Ain’t Nobody Got Time for Book Reviews: An Interview with Author Toi Thomas

  Today, I'm welcoming Toi Thomas to my blog! I'm super excited to talk with her about one her new recent releases, Ain't Nobody Got Time for Book Reviews. Hi Toi, and thanks for stopping by. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m a bit of a geek girl. I love comic books, …

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Readers Matter

We're all busy, especially this time of the year. It seems we barely have enough time to pick up a book for a few minutes before we go to sleep each night, much less time to write a review once we've finished reading. Unless you're an avid reader who is dedicated to keeping track of …

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Dear Indie Author

Dear Indie Author, Congratulations on your amazing accomplishment. You've written a book, which is an incredible achievement. I'm so proud of you! Unfortunately, I was not able to review your book. I know how important reviews are, so I really hate that I can't give you that glowing, five-star review you were looking for. I …

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Write What You Want

A few years ago, I belonged to an online writers' group where I posted The Claiming Words for critique. For the most part, I received good feedback, but there was one review that really got to me. Good reviews can make you smile all day, but bad reviews tend to revisit you, playing in your …

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It’s Nothing Personal

I'm not sure how many of you are aware of this, but there's a war going on. Waged on the battlefields of Goodreads and Amazon, it's a war between readers and authors. Well, actually, it isn't quite that simple. Authors seem to be split--some side with the readers, some side with the authors crying 'bully,' …

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