Tag: burnout


9 Ways to Write More Creative Book Reviews

Posted 15 August, 2015 in Blogging Tips / 20 Comments
9 Ways to Write More Creative Book Reviews

Read on for a free download of 10 blog post ideas for book bloggers! I have a confession to make: I don’t read many book reviews. I know, that’s a weird thing for a book blogger to say. If I don’t read other people’s reviews, why should I expect others to read my own? But I don’t expect anything. When I’m writing book reviews, I know I need to earn my readers. And for me, the way to do that is by trying to write reviews that stand out. Do I accomplish that? I don’t know; you tell me. At […]

The Weekly Write-Up: Planners and Schedules

Posted 2 February, 2015 in Weekly Write-Ups / 0 Comments
The Weekly Write-Up: Planners and Schedules

The Weekly Write-Up is where I talk about what’s gone on in the past 168 hours, both on the blog and off. So, this is my second week in a row posting this on Monday instead of Sunday. #DoubleFail. Buuut, I was busy yesterday launching the month’s Be a Better Blogger challenge! So, there’s that. Then there was the Super Bowl. Katy Perry was everything. I love her performances – it’s more than singing, it’s a freaking show, a celebration. There were sharks! And human beachballs! I want every outfit every backup dancer wore. Lenny was awesome but I wish […]

How to Beat Book Blogger Burnout

Posted 11 January, 2015 in Blogging Tips / 11 Comments
How to Beat Book Blogger Burnout

Your blog calendar was completely full. Reviews, interviews, tutorials, tour stops, the works. Your blog had everything a book lover could want, and your stats showed it. Email subscribers, Facebook likes, affiliate earnings; they were all going up. It’s an amazing feeling. I can speak to that. But it can’t last. The amount of work that it takes isn’t sustainable for a one-woman blog, which I know a lot of us are. Eventually, you’re tired, you’re overbooked, and what’s worse, running the blog isn’t fun anymore.