Thus far you've put together some posts on your own, made some fancy images for them, and scheduled them for some date in the future. Now let's clean it all up. This... will be my most catty post about blogging. I have many visual preferences and coming from a new media background certainly does not… Continue reading Formatting Your Posts: Part 1
If you think for a second that I wake up in the morning and type up and post my blogs at exactly 8am on the dot--you are--incredibly--wrong. All of my posts are scheduled, let me repeat that: ALL. OF. MY. POSTS. ARE. SCHEDULED. Reviews, book tags, TBRs, recaps, updates, all of it. All scheduled. In… Continue reading Scheduling Content
The time has come for your first review! Hooray! It's time to tell the world how you felt about that book. Did you laugh? Did you cry? Did you feel... nothing? All very important. I have a few rules about reviews that I think most, if not all, newbie book bloggers should listen to: Reviewing… Continue reading Your First Book Review
Everyone loves reading books before they come out! I know I do! But how do we book bloggers get our hands on advanced reader copies? Let me count the ways. #1 NetGalley/Edelweiss and Other Services NetGalley, Edelweiss, First to Read, Bookish First and many other programs offer a way for you to get an e-galley… Continue reading Requesting ARCs
Let's talk images! Every post should have one! You heard me. One. Yes, there are exceptions and personal preferences so let's just dive right in. Feature Images Feature Images are great! They are the first image people see for your post. You can see mine for this series right at the top of this post!… Continue reading Feature Images
It's time to get started! You're not writing a review, you're not posting your "Hello, World!", you're not creating content. You're choosing from a plethora of themes, colors, and widgets. But even before that, let's talk names. Naming Your Blog For most free accounts for blogs your username will become part of the URL to… Continue reading Setting Up Your Blog
So you want to start a book blog, or vlog, or podcast, or bookstagram, or literally anything online having to do with any awesome book you're reading. Great! Good luck!
Things are changing at Fairy Tale Reform School. At least, that's what Gilly's heard through the Enchantasia rumor mill. Word is, notorious trickster Rumpelstiltskin has taken over management from Headmistress Flora, and he's locked down the school tighter than the Pied Piper's pants. Not that this news concerns Gilly. She's been released from FTRS and… Continue reading Tricked ★★★★★
Bitter, bored, and sarcastic-Lizzie Lovett is a girl after my own heart. Want to go back to high school and talk to You: Senior Year Edition? Great. Because she's in this book. A teenage misfit named Hawthorn Creely inserts herself in the investigation of missing person Lizzie Lovett, who disappeared mysteriously while camping with her… Continue reading The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett ★★★★☆
My TBR has two sections really: things to review and things I can read in my own time. I feel like both of them are like hydras anymore. Read one book and two more appear. The growth for my review pile is crazy because I have to wait for approval. Will I get it? Will it be a day before I need to post a review? Will I actually have time with other approvals? All amazing questions. And I think it goes without saying, I'm probably not going to read all of these in March, but this is what my TBR looks like as of today.