Tag Archives: Goodreads

Why I Review

John Clark on why I review books. I have no idea how many books I’ve read, but I’d be safe saying it’s above five thousand since I was able to read unassisted. To put things in perspective, the number I’ve … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 25-26, 2017

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Jessie Crockett (Monday) Vaughn Hardacker (Tuesday), Maureen Milliken (Wednesday), and John Clark (Thursday), and on Friday we will have a group post to update our Works in Progress. In the … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: November 15-16, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by John Clark (Monday), Sarah Graves (Tuesday), Kate Flora (Wednesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett (Thursday), and Vicki Doudera (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Goodreads for Writers

Hi. Barb here. Talking about Goodreads. Goodreads is the well-know social media site for readers, purchased by Amazon in March of 2013. It’s a great way to shelve and rate books as you read them, to keep track of books … Continue reading

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Helping Your Favorite Author(s)

Lea Wait, here, broaching a subject that a lot of authors don’t feel comfortable talking about, except to each other. Simply: if you’re a reader, we need your help. If our books don’t sell enough copies, no publisher will buy … Continue reading

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Anxious Authors in the Age of Amazon Reviews

Paul Doiron here— Regular readers of this blog are probably aware that I have a new novel coming out soon—in two weeks, in fact. And like any author with a book glimmering on the horizon I have been thinking about … Continue reading

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How Can I Miss You When You Won’t Go Away?

Paul Doiron here— This post gets its title from the immortal words of singer-songwriter Dan Hicks. That question has been on my mind lately as I’ve come to realize that too many novelists (myself included) seem to be spending a lot … Continue reading

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