Tag: ARCs


The Weekly Write-Up: Planning & Broadway

Posted 10 December, 2015 in Write On Review-a-Thon / 1 Comment
The Weekly Write-Up: Planning & Broadway

The Weekly Write-Up is where I talk about what’s gone on in the past 168 hours, both on the blog and off. Jump to: It’s My Life On the Blog Links I Lurve Book Bumblings It’s My Life I have had an awesome. fucking. few. days. In addition to completing my most epic freelance piece to date (can’t wait to see it go live!) and starting to finally see real growth after the relaunch of my professional blog, I launched my first paid product here, which I’ll talk about later. 🙂 Okay, I can’t wait. It’s the Read & Review […]

Organize Your Book Reviews in 2016

Posted 8 December, 2015 in Blogging Tips / 8 Comments
Organize Your Book Reviews in 2016

How many of you always put “get organized” on your list of New Year’s resolutions? And how many of you ditched your complicated planners, calendar systems, and apps months ago? Yeah, it happens to the best of us. By now, most book bloggers are stressed out, burned out, or just ready to get shit together. But let me tell you the story of a #TypeAAllTheWay book blogger. How It Started The first time I requested an ARC (maybe a month into this blog, so…July 2014?), I created a spreadsheet. It was a cute, simple little thing. Like the plain white t-shirt of organization, it was […]

The Weekly Write-Up: Organize Your ARCs

Posted 16 November, 2015 in Weekly Write-Ups / 0 Comments
The Weekly Write-Up: Organize Your ARCs

The Weekly Write-Up is where I talk about what’s gone on in the past 168 hours, both on the blog and off. Jump to: It’s My Life On the Blog Links I Lurve Book Bumblings It’s My Life Wow, so I think this is the longest I’ve gone without an update, even when I was in the middle of moving and starting the new job! Being suck all the damn time sucks. It’s coming up on 6 months now that I’ve been having worsening stomach probs, and it’s gettin’ bad, y’all. Pretty sure they’re ending tomorrow, though – fingers crossed! […]

Why It’s Okay to Have a High Average Book Rating

Posted 22 August, 2015 in Blogging Tips / 11 Comments
Why It’s Okay to Have a High Average Book Rating

Bumblings Blog Tips are weekly-ish ways to improve your blogging – from planning to design and social media. There are a lot of discussions happening in the book community about honesty in book blogging. And I think that’s a really great thing. Some book bloggers clearly cow-tow to authors, filling their reviews with flowery but generic praise that can be copy and pasted to apply to any book. Some book reviews are filled with more fangirling over the author than discussing the book itself. And some people are more subtle about it, maybe not even doing it on purpose, but […]