Book Blog Tips & Tricks

What can you expect to find on this page?

Do you have general questions about book blogging? Perhaps you’re thinking about starting a blog, or wondering what exactly an advance reader copy is. You’ll be able to find that information and more on this page!

Still have questions? Feel free to email me at kristi(at)thestorysiren(dot)com for general inquiries and comments.

Posts & Resources:

Everything Advance Reader Copy!

If you have questions about advance reader copies/ARC this is some info that might help!

Advance Reader Copies: FAQ’s! | July 22, 2011
Advance Readers Copies: The Mash Up | November 7, 2010
Advance Readers Copies: What You Need to Know | November 12, 2009
How Do You Get All Those Books: Part Two | March 10, 2009
An Authors Take on ARCs | March 4, 2009

General Book Blogging Posts:

Book Blogger Dictionary | November 5, 2011
10 Newbie Bloggers Spill It! | October 29, 2011
Blog FAQs | September 10, 2011
My Top Ten Marketing Tips for Bloggers | March 10, 2011
Authors & Bloggers: An Open Discussion | March 26, 2011

Blog Tips (1): Platforms & Design | February 17, 2009
Blog Tips (2): Content & Networking | February 20, 2009
Blog Tips (3): Advance Readers Copies | February 24, 2009

Backstage Blogging:

How important do you think it is for a blogger to establish a unique identity online? (Part 1) | October 15, 2010
How important do you think it is for a blogger to establish a unique identity online? (Part 2) | October 5, 2010
Is the idea of finding your voice and creating a unique blogging identity intimidating? (Part 2) | September 29, 2010)
Is the idea of finding your voice and creating a unique blogging identity intimidating? (Part 1) | September 23, 2010
As the operator of a well-known blog, how do you put your star power to good use? (Part 2) | September 16, 2010
As the operator of a well-known blog, how do you put your star power to good use? (Part 1) | September 9, 2010
What do you hope to accomplish with your book blog beyond sharing your love of literature. (Part 2) | September 2, 1010
What do you hope to accomplish with your book blog beyond sharing your love of literature. (Part 1) | August 26, 2010

Questions about Book Expo America? Check these posts out:

NYC Day Five (May 28) or BBC! | June 16, 2010
NYC Day Two (May 25) | June 11, 2010
The Ultimate Reader’s Dream: Book Expo America | May 14, 2010
Dear Story Siren: BEA Edition (2) | April 30, 2011
Dear Story Siren: BEA Edition | April 23, 2011

General Questions from real readers: “Dear Story Siren”

Dear Story Siren: Find it Here! I’ll be trying to find a better way to organize all of these!

Dear Publisher Edition: Questions about ARC’s and Reviews:

Penguin | August 2, 2010
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | August 14, 2010
HarperCollins | August 28, 2010
Bloomsbury & Walker | September 4, 2010
Egmont USA | September 11, 2010
Flux | September 18, 2010
Random House | September 25, 2010
Candlewick | October 2, 2010
St. Martin’s Griffin | October 9, 2010
Abrams | October 16, 2010
MacMillan | October 23, 2010
Simon & Schuster | October 30, 2010
Harlequin Teen | November 6, 2010
Little Brown Books for Young Readers | November 13, 2010
Lerner Publishing Group | November 27, 2010




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