Neal Pollack’s cold war thriller Almost Armageddon about a plot to assassinate Mikhail Gorbachev leads this month’s top self-published reviews from BlueInk.
Roger Sutton has been editing the influential children’s book review, The Horn Book, since 1996. He is especially worried about the longevity of libraries.
Is translated French literature hemmed in by preconceived notions? Is there an untapped market for works of history, biography, romance and other genres?
Social media, press releases, flash sales, book reviews, speaking engagements…which tools have worked best for you in getting the word out about your book?
This month’s starred reviews of self-published books include a Western with Butch Cassidy, a historical examination of the Armenian genocide, and more.
Whether or not the blurb writer is authentic in their praise or not, a book blurb is likely to be viewed with a modicum of suspicion.
Critic Drew Nellins is shocked by the deluge of material-including five pages of blurbs-used to promote one novel. It lead’s him to ask: is excess the new norm?
Starting today, Publishing Perspectives will offer a monthly selection of “starred reviews” of self-published books from BlueInk review.
This month’s selection includes a “rollicking, retro seafaring adventure” and a thriller with “a breathless conclusion,” among other gems.
Self-publishing is a contact sport, there are countless mental blows to absorb. To succeed in 2012, you’ve got to be more like Denver’s resilient quarterback.