Feature Images

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! You also probably saw it in your reader, twitter feed, or facebook feed. You said, “Oh! Jessica has a new informative post up! I should click that!”

Would you have clicked if there was just a grey box? Or just the logo on my site?

Probably not.

There are many tools online to make images for your blog. I highly recommend Canva.com. They have many templates, sizes, images, fonts, and plenty of tools for you to create eye catching material for your blog.

Every template has a different size for its features. It might be a perfect square, it might be 800×500 pixels. You can check this in most media/customization settings on most platforms.  Continue reading “Feature Images”

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So You Want to Start a Book 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!

I love finding new book blogs to follow, so whether you’re just reviewing or having discussions, feel free to leave the URL in the comments.

There are lots of things to consider when you start a book blog: Continue reading “So You Want to Start a Book Blog”

The Red Queen

9780062310651In a recent EpicReads.com post, Harper Teen, an imprint of Harper Collins, shared the first seven chapter of a debut novel by Victoria Aveyard: The Red Queen. They aren’t kidding when they say they’ve been teasing us with snippets. They released book covers, they tweeted, they shared Facebook statuses… they teased us with this alright.

So when I saw they were sharing the first seven chapters on my Facebook feed–I jumped on that opportunity. Let me just say this to Miss Aveyard: Continue reading “The Red Queen”