Reading

Cultivating Inclusive Narratives: Enhancing Indie Publishing with Sensitivity Readers
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Sensitivity readers have emerged as vital allies for indie authors over the past decade, playing a crucial role in shaping inclusive and authentic narratives that resonate deeply with diverse audiences. read more
Social Media’s Influence on Reading Habits: Pros and Cons
Social Media’s Influence on Reading Habits: Pros and Cons 650 400 Reader Views
Last week, we explored the world of mindful reading. Today, we shift gears to examine an unavoidable aspect of modern life—social media. In my work at Reader Views, I’ve observed firsthand how these platforms can both boost and challenge our reading habits. So, how exactly does social media impact the books we pick up—or don’t pick up? read more
Mindful Reading
Mindful Reading: Immersing Yourself Fully in the World of Books
Mindful Reading: Immersing Yourself Fully in the World of Books 650 400 Reader Views
Today we’re diving into a topic close to the hearts of all book lovers—how to truly get the most out of your reading experience. Reading isn’t just about flipping through pages and reaching ‘The End.’ It’s an opportunity for deeper understanding, emotional connection, and yes, even personal growth. read more
Defeating Reading Slumps
Defeating Reading Slumps: A Novel Approach
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Ever found yourself in a reading slump? You’re not alone. It’s that bizarre phase when the act of reading feels more like a chore than a joy. A reading slump isn’t just a lack of interest in reading. It can be a mix of mental fatigue, external stresses, and even an overexposure to repetitive storylines. It’s the reader’s equivalent of writer’s block! read more
Author Street Teams: Building a Bookish Community
Author Street Teams: Building a Bookish Community 1024 576 Reader Views
Street teams. Don’t you just love that term? Picture it – people hitting the streets to deliver the news about your book! Learn how to find, connect, and nurture these teams to promote your work and deepen your connection with your audience. read more
Celebrating Pride Month: Exploring the Vibrant World of Independently Published LGBTQ+ Books
Celebrating Pride Month: Exploring the Vibrant World of Independently Published LGBTQ+ Books 1024 576 Reader Views
As we honor Pride Month, it is crucial to recognize and uplift the diverse voices within the LGBTQ+ literary community. Independent publishing provides a valuable avenue for expression, and an empowering platform to share personal stories, experiences, and perspectives. Let’s take a look into how the vibrant world of self-published LGBTQ+ books celebrate the creativity and profound impact of these remarkable authors. read more
Good Book Titles Sell Books
Good Book Titles Sell Books 1024 576 Reader Views
A book title will make or break a book’s sales and popularity. In essence, the title is the book. It is a summary of the book, an encapsulation of all its content in a few words. It is a split-second advertisement, so creating the best title possible will determine how well your book sell read more
The Tale Grows…
The Tale Grows… 1024 576 Reader Views
When is the sequel coming out? How many times have you felt this as a reader? How many times have you heard this as an author? Today, Dan Rice shares his challenges and successes in writing a series and offers his thoughts on overcoming the difficulties in taming sprawling storylines. read more
Are You Making the Most of Your Promotional Opportunities?
Are You Making the Most of Your Promotional Opportunities? 1024 576 Reader Views
Independent bookstores, chains, and cultural outlets offer writers opportunities to show our books and generate sales. Whether they’re called author signings, author events, or store promotions, these exposures are excellent opportunities to boost book sales. read more
Unwind During the Holidays with a Good Book
Unwind During the Holidays with a Good Book 1024 576 Reader Views
We like to think that reading happens on a chair next to a window on a rainy day. Or maybe on our bed before we go to sleep. But the truth is that any time is a good time to pause and decompress through a good book. read more