Yesterday I was in Waterstones meeting up with a Scottish book blogger I have been following for a while. I’m always slightly nervous meeting bloggers – what if they don’t like me?! – even though on the rare occasions I have done so, they have all been a delight. And, of course, the same happened here: we […]
I was nervous about doing my first blog tour – what if everyone hated my book? What if they laughed at my very presumption in trying to get them to review it? Partly for reasons of anxiety, I went with Random Things Blog Tours, which is run by book blogging maven Anne Cater – I […]
I am super excited to announce that I will be doing a Random Things Blog Tour for the relaunched The Bridesmaid Blues in August, so do look out for me at these lovely bloggers… Thanks so much to Anne Cater for organising and all the lovely bloggers taking part!
Book bloggers are, in my opinion, some of the most generous people you could come across – selfless not only in promoting authors, but also in supporting one another. But, as this often comes in the form of sharing one another’s posts / reviews on Twitter, this can cause problems: the notorious ‘Twitter jail’, or […]
Been a busy old time at Dark Dates towers*, and as usual have had some really fun experiences with bloggers – y’all are stars, people. Lainey at Always Reading definitely wins ‘most fun photos’ (including, sometimes, with added cat, which you know I love) – I *love* this Halloween-themed pic. She is currently hosting a […]
Thanks as ever to all the lovely bloggers who have featured me over the last few weeks! Starting with an author Q&A over at Love Books Group Then talking about my favourite books at Jen Med’s Book Reviews (including some great questions – who is my book crush? Click here to find out…) Then […]
One of the pleasures of publishing is other people’s reactions to your writing: I don’t imagine there’s a writer out there who doesn’t love getting nice feedback. If you didn’t want readers to connect with your writing, you wouldn’t put it out there, and the validation that comes with a good review can’t be overstated. […]