Posts Tagged: Blogger Publisher Relationship

Entitlement is One Thing, Attempted Public Shaming is Another

Today, Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist, a little blog that’s been around a lot longer than mine, posted a review of James S.A. Corey’s Caliban’s War. He begins his review with one of the most asinine first paragraph I’ve ever read: James S. A. Corey’s Leviathan Wakes was one of my favorite reads of 2011 and I was eager… Read more »

A Response to a Response

Pauline Ross, an independent reviewer and active forum participant on Westeros, wrote an essay responding (in part) to my thoughts on the blogger/publisher relationship. Those who read me frequently know I’ve had some strong thoughts on the subject in recent days. Interestingly, Ross begins with the blogger/reader relationship, discussing the publishing houses only tangentially while… Read more »

A Look at the Blogger/Publisher Relationship

Following the coverage of last week’s Book Expo America Bloggers Conference left me a little frustrated with how the publishing industry views blogging. For the record, in all the time I’ve been blogging I’ve never been pressured by a publisher to do anything untoward. They’ve never asked me to write a review a certain way or… Read more »