Posts in Writing

I Just Realized S. J. Watson is a Guy. Why Does That Bug Me So Much?

How many male authors can you think of who write from a female perspective well enough to make readers assume that the author is a woman?

How to Write a Book Review

“How to write a book review” comes up more often in our search terms than I would expect, given that this is the age of online reviewing. I would hate […]

In Blogging: The Take-Away From SELF Magazine’s Tutu Boo-Boo

I know, this is not really book-related. But I have been known to write about blogging, and I think a lot of us now are in the sphere of curating […]

Dear Authors: Not Every YA Heroine Needs a Boyfriend

I like a good literary romance well enough.  Aw, who am I kidding, I’m the shippiest shipper in all of shipdom.*  I was on Team Ron/Hermione right from Sorcerer’s Stone […]

How to Write a Love Letter That Doesn’t Suck

The love letter is nearly as old as written language.  It began with cave paintings and stone carvings, and then developed on paper; it lives on today through ILY text […]

Why I’m cool about having periods of no book reviews (and why authors and publishers should be, too).

HEY, HEY. I AM GETTING READY TO WRITE A DISCLAIMER. PLEASE READ THE DISCLAIMER BEFORE GETTING UP IN MY COMMENTS AND ARGUING WITH ME ABOUT THIS THING THAT I AM […]

What NaNoWriMo Means to Me

I know some of you booksluttians out there are writers, and I know that quite a few of you are also NaNoWriMo participants. If you’re not familiar with NaNoWriMo (shortened […]

Do blog tours and extended promotions actually turn followers off?

We’ve done a few events and blog tours here at IB in the past. Blog tours, if you’re not familiar with them, is the digital equivalent of hopping city-to-city to […]

The Evolution of an Insatiable Bookslut: Amy

When I was young, my father’s greatest joy was to bring us on unannounced Saturday roadtrips. He didn’t like to tell us where we were going; he would have a […]

I have writer’s block.

I didn’t want to write this post. I still don’t want to write this post. Or any post. Just typing out the words right now is something akin to pulling […]

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