The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing
Are you passionate about books? Do you have the desire to share your thoughts about a book with readers, yet are unsure about what makes a good review? Are you curious about the influence reviews have on readers, booksellers, and librarians? If you're an experienced reviewer, The Slippery Art... show more
Are you passionate about books? Do you have the desire to share your thoughts about a book with readers, yet are unsure about what makes a good review? Are you curious about the influence reviews have on readers, booksellers, and librarians? If you're an experienced reviewer, The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing will serve as an excellent reference tool and amalgam of resources. If you're a beginner, this book will show you how to write a well-written, honest, objective and professional book review. It will also teach you: How to read critically. How to differentiate the various types of reviews. How to rate books. How to prevent amateurish mistakes. How to deal with the ethics and legalities of reviewing. How to tell the difference between a review, a book report, and a critique. How to start your own review site. How to publish your reviews on dozens of sites and even make money while you're at it, and much more. If you're an author, publisher, publicist, bookseller, librarian, or reader, this book will also bring to light the importance and influence of book reviews within a wider spectrum.
Publish date: June 15th 2008
Publisher: Paladin Timeless Books
Pages no: 194
Edition language: English
It’s never as glamorous as it sounds. That’s the golden rule when it comes to so many things and reviewing is one of them. I’ve been reviewing for several years now (first books, then games, then back to books) and it’s many things: hard work, sometimes stressful, sometimes rewarding. Glamorous? ...
A good day is one where I can not just read a book, but write a review of it. - Christopher Hitchens authors Mayra Calvani and Anne K. Edwards has written an interesting practical guide on book reviewing that is informative, concise and very readable. there are three parts covered. the first explai...
I first heard of this book through J. Kaye's Book Blog. I have searched the internet and books for info on how to write good book reviews, but I never found anything as detailed as this. I was worried it would get too technical, but the book didn't. It was easy to understand and I'll probably use it...