Book Reviews

Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

I received a copy of this book from Transworld Publishers in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Transworld has a habit of publishing all my favourite reads and I’m so glad I received a review copy of this one! Ellie and the Harpmaker was one of my…… Continue reading Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

Satire

12 totally real things J. K. Rowling has said about the Potterverse

This post is a collaboration with Shreya from Bookwormtopia. J.K. Rowling is a brilliant author. And because she wasn’t able to convey all that brilliance in just 7 books, 8 movies, a 2-part play, 3 textbooks from The Hogwarts Library, 2 screenplays, and an entire fucking website dedicated to new and unreleased writings of hers,…… Continue reading 12 totally real things J. K. Rowling has said about the Potterverse

Wednesday wisdom

45 killer blog post ideas for book bloggers.

In my previous Wednesday Wisdom post, I spoke about certain kinds of posts that you should be writing. Today, we’ll get down to the nitty-gritty and look at actual post ideas that could make your next blog post. This is just a list of blog posts you could use in your blog. If you have…… Continue reading 45 killer blog post ideas for book bloggers.

Wednesday wisdom

Wednesday wisdom: Every blogger NEEDS to know these content marketing strategies.

Hiya, nerds! Welcome to a new blog series on This is Lit where I give you advice on how you can use tried and tested content marketing strategies to crush it in the blogging world! A little background. Like every other Indian kid, I did engineering in uni. Sure, I thought Biomedical Engineering was cool…… Continue reading Wednesday wisdom: Every blogger NEEDS to know these content marketing strategies.

Chai break

Chai Break: How positively have authors responded to your negative reviews?

Chai break is a periodic feature on This is Lit to discuss concerns that every book blogger has. This is meant to be a lighthearted discussion that you’d have over tea and the only reason for it not being called Discussion Post is that the site’s author thinks that would be too mainstream. Pfft. In…… Continue reading Chai Break: How positively have authors responded to your negative reviews?

Satire

[Satire] Struggling male author just cannot write female characters.

BOSTON, MA–Frustrated male novelist Michael Hawke complained to reporters yesterday about “never being able to write women right”. This reporter sat down for an interview with Hawke during a break at the Male Authors Writing Women Intervention (MAWWI) 2018, a two-day conference trying to teach men how to write human females. Hawke is part of…… Continue reading [Satire] Struggling male author just cannot write female characters.

Chai break

Chai break: What do you really think about discussion posts?

Chai break is a periodic feature on This is Lit to discuss concerns that every book blogger has. This is meant to be a lighthearted discussion that you’d have over tea and the only reason for it not being called Discussion Post is that the site’s author thinks that would be too mainstream. Pfft. Hiya,…… Continue reading Chai break: What do you really think about discussion posts?