Saturday, February 12, 2011

Sticky Beak (44)

Sticky Beak is all about sharing. Sometimes we can't all get around to every single blog and website available so that's where Sticky Beak comes in. By word of mouth (well you get what I mean) we are more likely to get to those blogs that we wouldn't have normally seen without someone pointing them out to us.

The links could be to your own post, a favourite blog post you would love to share, an authors blog/website, book/writing contests, reviews you really enjoyed, tour info or anything you would love to share with others. Just use the comments below to add your link!
Here's Mine:

New Bloggers to Check Out:
Write On!: A Blog for Teen Writers and Readers! 
Redefining Chaos: Take the time to check this out.  Interview with La Femme Readers here

For Writers:
Australia Council: Digital and New Media Writing Grants - Literature
Search Warp: Writing a Children's book -11 Things You Need To Know

Cool Stuff To Check Out:
LovLivLife Reviews: February 2011 Releases
1000 Awesome Things: Check this out.  I found this interesting, and you might to :)

For Book Bloggers and Others interested:
Authors Helping Authors: Authors Beware of unprofessional Reviewers. This post link has definitely been flying around the web alot.  As a book blogger, I believe that readers and followers deserve an honest review stating what they like and what didn't work for them.  That doesn't mean that you should trash a book or put a reader off picking up a book because a blogger doesn't like it.  It just means that the book wasn't for them.  I also don't believe it is in an Authors best interest to target certain book blogs and call them unprofessional. Word of Mouth travels far, especially on the internet, and posts like these can damage an Authors reputation.  How readers perceive an Author, plays just as big a part in buying a book, as the book itself.  This is just my opinion. Please feel free to check this out and comment back on this post about what you think!
A Writer Goes on a Journey: Author fired from continuing her own creation. 
Stacia Kane: Expert Advice.  Worth checking out ;)

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