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
Author: Siri Caldwell
Themes and genres: writing guides, self-publishing, writing romance, writing blurbs
Don’t lose sales with a less-than-ideal book description. With the right cover copy, your book can be irresistible Continue reading
This June, I’ll be reading and reviewing two fiction and one non-fiction books. In the order the reviews will be posted, they are…
Secrets Hidden in the Glass – The Carter Island Novels, Book 1 (out of 3)
Author: Cate Beauman
Themes and genres: Contemporary Romance, Mystery, Suspense, artists, law enforcement, sheriff
The secrets of the past are always closer than we think Continue reading
It’s night, it’s pouring and your human character has forgotten their umbrella. They take shelter at a bus stop. Bored, they look around and do a double take. There, across the street, walks a person… But Continue reading
I recently realized that a lot of the tips I share can be applied to most genres, but are often suited for writing romance. Usually, when I come up with a prompt, I’m also thinking of a romantic relationship or at least the possibility of one. To switch things up a bit, here are five non-romantic plots/subplots for you to use: Continue reading
One of the reasons why a story can seem flat is because the characters lack motivation. To help you with that, I’ll be listing twenty things that can serve as character motivation.
Positive motivations: Continue reading
If you’ve read my previous posts of this kind (2016, 2017, 2018), you already know how it goes:
- This is a list of books I read in 2019; not all of them came out that year (but most did);
- 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);
- 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.
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
Have you ever been so tired that you stopped caring?
And now so has your character.
In fact, they are so tired that Continue reading
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
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
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
Two weeks ago, in the first part of this post, I gave you fifteen ways to show that your character is in love with someone; today, I’m going to give you suggestions on what couples could do together or what one person in a relationship could do for the other Continue reading
This post is going to be part of the Show Don’t Tell subseries of the Writing Wednesdays series in which I give you Continue reading