As you may or may not know - I'm a HUGE supporter of Self-Publishing authors! I love discovering and supporting new talents, reading and reviewing your fantastic books, stirring some buzz by talking about your books, doing author interviews and guest posts! Recently, however, things have been getting slightly out of hand - I've been getting way too many requests, and, being swamped as I currently am, I couldn't get back to most of you fab self-pubs! So sorry about that!
So, here I am, bringing you this new Bookish feature, designed specifically to promote Self-Publishing fab authors (I know you're out there!!!).
Like mentioned above, I am swamped - I have a huge Bookish event coming up November 20th to December 20th (One month with gorgeous, hot, unbelievably talented male YA writers! Prepare yourself folks, MEN in YA is coming to town!!!), I am getting more and more published review copies, as well as fantabulous ARCs (don't get me wrong, I am far from complaining!) and on top of everything I am working now, so yeah, it got pretty difficult for me to juggle everything and satisfy everyone. Hopefully iPUB will help me get everything organized!
Here's how it will work!
Twice a month (or every two weeks if you prefer) I will post an iPUB spotlight post, where I will review a Self-Pub book, do an author interview/guest post AND a giveaway. At the same time I will talk about the author myself - I'll tell you everything I know and/or what I could find in the depths of Uncle Google :) Full feature for a Self Publishing author every two weeks! Sounds good?
I have quite a back-log of review/interview/guest post requests to tackle, so I can't give you a full schedule for iPUB just yet. In the next couple of weeks I will be contacting all the authors that sent me a request over the last couple of months and, unfortunately, didn't get a reply (so sorry about that!).
The first five iPub features you can expect to see:
1) Pearl Savage by Tamara Rose Blodgett (Review + Author Guest Post + HUGE Giveaway!!!)
2) A Great Place for a Seizure by Terry Tracy (Review + Author Interview + Giveaway!!!)
As a part of MEN in YA event:
3) Exiled by MR Merrick (Review + Author Interview + Guest Post + Giveaway!!!)
4) Origins by Sean Hayden (Review + Author Interview + Guest Post (?) + Giveaway!!!)
4) North: The Gathering by Dustin Hansen (Review + Author Interview + Guest Post(?) + Giveaway!!!)
You can expect to see more details and a full schedule for the upcoming iPUB features SOON. It will be posted in a separate "blog page" that you will be able to find at the end of this week!
If you're a Self-Pub and you'd like to be featured in one of iPUB posts, please send an email to: bookish.ipub(at)gmail.com and I will put you down for the earliest available date!