In her Critique Clinic, Naomi Blackburn considers whether it’s fair to rate and review a DNF (did not finish) title.
The Author CEO
Naomi Blackburn gives advice about what to consider when sending a professional book review request
Naomi Blackburn discusses ways to build up a well-researched list of book reviewers
In her Critique Clinic, Naomi Blackburn considers whether a prize is still a prize, when the winner feels there is an obligation attached…
An excerpt from The Author CEO looks at finding reviewers. Could software be the answer? Only if it’s used to build relationships, rather than mass mailing.
Naomi Blackburn talks about another best-selling author turned indie star: Judge Judy Sheindlin.
Naomi Blackburn answers the question “An author asked me to review a book that isn’t in my usual genre. I didn’t like it. Should I still review it?” in her Critique Clinic
Naomi Blackburn, The Author CEO, shares factors to consider if you plan to review other authors’ works.
Naomi Blackburn, The Author CEO, shares key questions that can help you construct a critical and constructive book review.
Naomi Blackburn, The Author CEO, talks about spoilers and how they can dim some readers’ enjoyment of a book.
Naomi Blackburn, The Author CEO, talks about key things to avoid when writing a book review.
Naomi Blackburn discusses book reviews that give too much of the story away, frustrating both authors and readers.
Naomi Blackburn discusses respected paid review providers, such as Kirkus, and considers the benefits of paying for such book review services.
Naomi Blackburn discusses Fiverr and considers the ethical and financial implications of purchased reviews.
Is there a line to be drawn between your author persona and your own personal political stance? Naomi Blackburn shares her thoughts on this important issue.
This week Naomi Blackburn discusses the importance of financial planning, including monitoring small costs that can quickly accumulate.