Guest posts

Guest post: How can a writer maintain mental well-being?

Heya, nerds! Today, I have an awesome guest here on This is Lit–the founder of Beeja Meditation, Will Williams! Will is a former music industry executive who then became a meditation teacher. He’s also the author of The Effortless Mind, released in May 2019. Did you know that writers are eight times more likely to…… Continue reading Guest post: How can a writer maintain mental well-being?

Book Reviews

A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

On Friday, at 5:30pm, Starmark in association with the Australian Consulate-General, hosted an event–a conversation with the award-winning author Markus Zusak. A bunch of us, bloggers and bookstagrammers, flocked to the bookstore to see our favourite author in person. It was a tightly-packed space, and I may or may not have accidentally (and quite inappropriately)…… Continue reading A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

AuthorsGetLit

AuthorsGetLit: A self-publishing checklist from award-winning author, Jaq Hazell.

AuthorsGetLit is a series on This is Lit that focus on tips for authors, self-published or otherwise, from both bloggers and other authors. Authors today are choosing self-publishing increasingly because of the autonomy it offers. But, it comes with its own set of troubles. Wouldn’t it be great if you knew exactly what you should…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: A self-publishing checklist from award-winning author, Jaq Hazell.

AuthorsGetLit

AuthorsGetLit: Perseverance pays and Erika Raskin proves it.

AuthorsGetLit is a series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors, self-published or otherwise, from both bloggers and other authors. Any published author would tell you that just writing a novel isn’t enough. Before your book can reach readers, an agent needs to pick it up. You need to find a…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: Perseverance pays and Erika Raskin proves it.

AuthorsGetLit

AuthorsGetLit | Telling our stories: The challenges of memoir writing.

AuthorsGetLit is a series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors, self-published or otherwise, from both bloggers and other authors. Read the previous posts from this series here: 5 tips for getting a blogger to review your book. How to write a book review request email. 3 ways you can find…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit | Telling our stories: The challenges of memoir writing.

AuthorsGetLit

AuthorsGetLit: 3 ways you can find book bloggers to review your book.

AuthorsGetLit is a new series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors and publishers about interacting with bloggers, soliciting book reviews, and more. Check out our first 2 posts! AuthorsGetLit: 5 tips for getting a blogger to review your book. AuthorsGetLit: How to write a book review request email.   So,…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: 3 ways you can find book bloggers to review your book.

Author interviews

Interview with Marc Whelchel, author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief.

Marc Whelchel is the author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief, a story about V.C. Almond and his ragtag group of friends who solve the double death of V.C.’s best bud Jake. I believe this is one of the best debut novels of this year. Check out my review here. I asked Marc a lot of…… Continue reading Interview with Marc Whelchel, author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief.