Tag: reader


Recs

Divas Recommend: Stir Reader Curiosity by Beth Hill Keeping your reader interested from the first page to the last can be a difficult task writers of fiction need to master. Not only do you have to make your story interesting enough so a reader wants to continue, but you have the learn how to keep your reader’s curiosity engaged so they can’t put your book down....

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Articles / On Writing

Divas On Writing: When To Keep It Classy   Not all of our writing articles are about novel writing. We also are avid bloggers and post on many forms of social media. When authors of any type blog or chat on places like Facebook and Twitter, it is essentially their face to the world, because let’s be straight, not all authors can come over for...

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Articles / On Writing

Divas On Writing: Writing Effective Book Reviews On the blog we have covered many topics on writing your novel, but we haven’t talked about writing reviews of books. Reviewers need love, too. Speaking as a book reviewer, I know how hard it can be to write an effective review that has a good balance of criticism and praise. And that is just what I aim...

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Articles / Diva Chat

Diva Chat: Authors and Bad Reviews What happens when authors and reviewers mud sling.   In light of the rising backlash against negative reviews, I asked my fellow Divas to answer a few questions. What are the unwritten rules of engagement between authors and reviewers? Is it okay for authors to go on the offensive and attack those reviewers who provide a negative review (regardless...

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