Month: April 2019

What to Do with Your Backlisted Title

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor This is a question that has been nagging me for a while. When I first published my first edition, I knew nothing about the Indie publishing industry. Yet my book, did not do bad at all, considering...Read More

Interview with Patrice D. Wilkerson – Author of “Through It All I’m Going To Make It”

THROUGH IT ALL, I’M GOING TO MAKE IT, A COLLECTION OF POETRY Patrice D. WilkersonCreateSpace (2018)ISBN 9781729638255Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (03/19) Patrice Wilkerson is an MBA graduate who loves writing about the Lord. She has been writing...Read More

Interview with F. Scott Kimmich – Author of “The Magdalene Malediction”

THE MAGDALENE MALEDICTION F. Scott KimmichDog Ear Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781457560569Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (04/19) F. Scott Kimmich was born in Indianapolis and is an honors graduate of Haverford College. He is a winner of the French Government...Read More

Are Literary Awards and Book Reviews Relevant to Sales?

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor We all know that many readers check the reviews before deciding on a book, so no wonder most authors rush out to get book review requests even before the launch of their new title. We also know,...Read More

Interview with Bob Gebelein – Author of “Dirty Science”

Dirty ScienceBob GebeleinBookBaby (2019) ISBN 9780961461140 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (03/19) Bob Gebelein graduated from Harvard with a BA in Mathematics in 1956, and then went on to have a legendary career as a computer programmer and...Read More

A Problem Facing Both Readers and Dragons

Skyler BoudreauEditorial Contributor Like many fantasy lovers, I like dragons. That includes both the Western and Eastern mythological portrayals of them. All versions of the dragon have their charms and quirks, and today, I am going to discuss one that...Read More

Interview with Jack Meacham – Author of “Talking Sense about Politics”

TALKING SENSE ABOUT POLITICS Jack MeachamQuaerere Press (2017)ISBN 9780999297605Reviewed by Araceli Noriega for Reader Views (3/19) Jack Meacham grew up in California. He earned degrees in psychology at Stanford University and the University of Michigan and then served in the...Read More

How to Make a Good Story for Readers

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor Why do some books remain memorable, their characters living in our minds as time goes by from the time we first put the book down? We all look for knowledge and wisdom in books. But why do...Read More

News Release! 2019-2020 Literary Awards Open for Submissions!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE READER VIEWS 15TH ANNUAL REVIEWER’S CHOICE LITERARY AWARDS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS Now in its’ 15th year, the Reader Views Literary Awards help level the playing field for self-published authors, allowing readers to recognize many of the most...Read More