What I Think about Irresistible Blurbs by Siri Caldwell (Book Review and A GIVEAWAY)

Today’s review is going to be a bit different. Not only is there a giveaway in which you can win an autographed copy of the book I’m reviewing, but the author has a second prize for you: a consultation on your own blurb.

So if you need help with your blurbs, check out the giveaway!

Irresistible Blurbs How to Write a Book Description Romance Readers Will Love by Siri Caldwell

Irresistible Blurbs: How to Write a Book Description Romance Readers Will Love

Author: Siri Caldwell

Themes and genres: writing guides, self-publishing, writing romance, writing blurbs

Blurb:

Don’t lose sales with a less-than-ideal book description. With the right cover copy, your book can be irresistible Continue reading

Siri Caldwell: Author Interview and Book GIVEAWAY (+ a FREE consultation for authors)

Today I’m interviewing Siri Caldwell – a romance author, who also has a book on writing blurbs. Want an autographed copy of her Irresistible Blurbs or a free consultation on your blurb?

Enter the giveaway!

Siri Caldwell

Q1. Hello, Siri, and welcome to my blog! Please introduce yourself to our audience.

Hi, everyone! I’m a Continue reading

What I Think about How to Outline My Novel Chapter by Chapter by Sussu Leclerc

How to Outline My Novel Chapter by Chapter by Sussu Leclerc

How to Outline My Novel Chapter by Chapter

Themes and genres: Non-fiction, writing advice

Blurb:

This book is for you! If you want a comprehensive and detailed guide on how to write a fiction novel. Chapter by chapter. Scene by scene. For every 25 chapters, I have added cheat sheets and exercises to create a meaningful story, one step at a time. I have also added in-depth articles with explanations based on my research and also based on reading hundreds of books, feedback from great mentors, and years studying the craft Continue reading

7 Books I Read and Fell in Love with in 2019

If you’ve read my previous posts of this kind (2016, 2017, 2018), you already know how it goes:

  1. This is a list of books I read in 2019; not all of them came out that year (but most did);
  2. The books are listed in the order in which I’ve reviewed them, not by how much I loved them (I’ve also included their release dates according to Amazon);
  3. I’m sticking to one book per author, but I reserve the right to include in the HONORABLE MENTIONS another work by an author who is present in my FELL IN LOVE WITH section.

That’s it.

Without further ado, here are the seven books I FELL IN LOVE WITH in 2019, followed by five HONORABLE MENTIONS. We start off with Continue reading

My To Review List for January 2020

New year, new books to read. So, what will I start 2020 with?

In the order they will be reviewed, the books are…

How to Outline My Novel Chapter by Chapter

How to Outline My Novel Chapter by Chapter by Sussu Leclerc

Author: Sussu Leclerc

Themes and genres: Non-fiction, writing advice

Blurb:

This book is for you! If you want a comprehensive and detailed guide on how to write a fiction novel Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: 7 Powerful Alternatives for Saying “Want” (Verb)

My characters want things. A lot of things, sometimes. But if I just keep having them say “I want, I want, I want”, they’d sound like spoiled brats; also, “want” sometimes just doesn’t cover it.

Writing Wednesdays - 7 Powerful Alternatves for Saying Want (Verb)

Today I’m going to give you seven verbs that can replace “want” in your writing and pack a punch while they’re at it.

The words are Continue reading

My To Review List for August 2019

This month I’ve got something to enjoy on every medium: an audiobook, a paperback and an e-book. Two of those are fiction and the paperback is something I’d recommend to writers. In the order I’ll be reviewing, the books are…

Don’t Judge – Nothing Special, Book 4

Don't Judge - Nothing Special, Book 4 by A.E. Via

Author: A.E. Via

Narrator: Aiden Snow

Listening length: 9 hours and 38 minutes

Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, crime, detective, bounty hunter, gay

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Detective Austin Michaels didn’t think life could get any better after he was accepted into the most notorious narcotics task force on the East Coast Continue reading