I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: A story of life, death, love lost and meaning found in Schugara and beyond. (Note: I was a little thrown off by the cover design and the…… Continue reading A Place Called Schugara by Joe English
Hey, nerds! You know me. I’m a bookworm, Netflix addict, and a professional procrastinator. I can never do anything on time. Why do it now when you can put it off until tomorrow, right? I’ve always wanted to write my own book but as a procrastinator, it was a little difficult. I just could not…… Continue reading How I wrote an entire novel with this AI-powered book writing software.
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. Today, we have Marc Whelchel, the author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief, giving us the real reasons why a book pitch gets rejected. I love Marc Whelchel’s writing…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: The real reason your book pitch keeps getting rejected.
“Let daddy take a whiff.” As I squirmed uncomfortably in his hands, my mind shot back to the exact sequence of events that led to this moment. I don’t have parents. I’ve only ever known Brandi. She took me in when I was a baby. She fed and bathed me. There were several others like…… Continue reading She let him borrow me for a week and he took me home.
Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher and existential nihilist, who in 1964, turned down the Nobel Prize in Literature, because “Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time”. Kidding! That’s something another great philosopher and nihilist, Kanye West, said to Taylor Swift in the 2009 VMAs. Kanye West is an American rapper who’s…… Continue reading Who said it: Kanye West or Jean-Paul Sartre?
There comes a moment in every book blogger’s life where they turn around, look at all the review copies they haven’t got around to reading yet, and wonder what the hell were they thinking. Here are the 5 stages of dealing with your ever-increasing TBR pile. Stage 1: Denial This is where you go numb.…… Continue reading The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.
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.