New Update!

Hello everyone. All of my Reviews, that I have yet to write, will be posted sporadically during the summer. After the end of this summer, I will not be posting on here anymore, as you will see the info on the right side of the blog.
Thanks for your understanding.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Feature & Follow *8*

Feature & Follow is a blog hop hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. The purpose is to meet people and gain more followers in the book blogging community.

Q: What have you learned from book blogging that you didn't know before about the publishing industry?

Wow, this is a great Q. Hmm, honestly, before I started to Blog about Books/Films, (in August 2011) I was really unaware that writers could self-publish. This is a true story, and some of my favorite novels now, were self-published, as some have moved on to Publishers, and some are still self-published, but it's just amazing and wonderful to know that self-publishing is an option, something to think about for the near future... :)

Now, what about you?

P.S. Happy Holidays Everyone! :)


  1. Hopping through. I don't think I knew much about self publishing either. Actually I'm sure I didn't.
    My Hop

  2. Hey Great F&F! New Follower.

    Oh yay! Another movie and book fan! I have tons of reviews for movies that I need to get organized. What is your favorite genre of film? Mine is foreign horror/suspense!

    I know A LOT of indie authors, it's a hard road for them, but some have become quite successful!

    My Feature & Follow

    1. Thanks for following! My favorite film genre? Hmmm ahh you got me, I like so many; it depends on what I'm in the mood for I suppose! Foreign horror and suspense is fun! I took two world cinema courses in the past year, and it was so interesting to see those horror/suspense films from other countries :)

  3. Happy that the indi authors have a better platform to share their work now through amazon.

    New Follower

  4. Yeah, learning about that process was new to me too! Going to learn lots more about it even since I may go that route next year!

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  5. oooh, in the near future, are you thinking about publishing a book?
    old follower
    my F&F

  6. I have learned so much! I didn't realize that there were these huge supportive communities of people going through some of the same challenges. Everyone on Book Blogs has been so helpful and encouraging! Specifically about the publishing industry? Competitiveness, timing and a good cover is a good recipe for success.

    My follow

  7. Good answer, enjoy! your week-end.

  8. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Merry Christmas!

    Returning the follow via GFC ^_^

    sinn @ sinnful books

  9. Although I don't read a lot of selfpublished books, I love that authors can!

  10. I discovered some amazing self-published authors this year. So happy they are around.

    Thanks for stopping by my FF! :)

  11. Great site Marissa! :) Thanks for stopping by. Following back via GFC. Happy Holidays! xx


  12. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I have a friend who has self published that I'm working on reading her book right now, it is nice to see it so much easier. I'm a new follower, and I love the background on your blog!

    1. That's exciting! Thanks for following and thanks about the background, it's just something that I thought would definitely benefit my blog :)

  13. Thanks for hopping through my blog, I didn't know much about Self-Published authors either and now some of my favourite books are Self-Published. :)

  14. Self published and Indie authors, good one! Thanks for visiting on my blog, I am an old follower as well :)

  15. I was aware of self publishing, but have learned so many things about it and have come to realize that there are some incredible books that are self pubbed. I love it when a great self published booked gets picked up by a larger publishing company and rereleased.
    Thanks for stopping by my FF.

  16. I think I knew about self publishing, but I didn't know that alot of self published authors give out ARCs. Old follower!

  17. The same here too! Great answer :D Thanks for sharing and for stopping by my blog ;)
    xoxo, Mariam

  18. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Following you back. :)


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