Tag Archive: blogging

What Crown Publishing Needs to Know About Book Blogging

UPDATE:┬áMichele posted an update about her communications with Crown Publishing, and what changes they’re making and how they are clarifying different points on their site. You can find the updates […]

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 […]

7 ways to amp up your book blog.

Do you have a book blog? Do you ever get the feeling that your blog is just a little . . . blah? Or maybe your page views have gone […]

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 […]

Why the new Goodreads policy is wrong, and what they should have done.

Have we all heard about the new Goodreads policy of NO MENTION OF AUTHOR BEHAVIOR WHATSOEVER? Before, these reviews were simply limited to the reviewer’s profile, and not on the […]

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 […]

I was going to quit blogging, and then I read some comic books.

I was thisclose to shutting down IB this past week . . . and by “thisclose” I mean, I already did it. And then changed my mind. It’s no secret […]

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 […]

Things I have learned in 16 months of book blogging.

I was cruising though some old blogging dramz–I admit it, I’m a bit of a voyeur when it comes to internet drama–and I started thinking about things that I’ve learned […]

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