Who Wants to Help Launch a Book Review Blog?

Remember back during the early part of the COVID-19 shutdown when we were supposed to start side gigs or learn new skills with our copious free time? I mainly spent my time avoiding bankruptcy and rebuilding my business, but I did start a couple new projects, including one that I could use help with.

I am trying to launch a book review blog that focuses on books for indie author (business, marketing, editing, etc). To put it another way. this blog will focus on the non-fiction books that authors might read to advance their career.

I think there’s a need for this blog, and I would really like to make it happen. Unfortunately, I just don’t have the time and energy to do this entirely by myself.

I need your help.

Would you like to help launch a new book review blog?

I already have an initial draft of the review guidelines, and I have a list of books to be reviewed. What I need next are reviewers, and possibly someone to help edit and publish the reviews.

What do you think? Interested?

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Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

13 Comments

  1. Marcus15 June, 2020

    This sounds interesting, what book should I start reading to help out?

    Reply
    1. Nate Hoffelder15 June, 2020

      Hi Marcus,

      I have added your name to a list. I will be sending an email out later this week.

      Reply
  2. Teagan15 June, 2020

    I may be able to do some reviews when I have time. I’d be happy to also do editing of reviews and publishing if it’s on WordPress.

    My current review site: https://reviewbee.errorfree.me/

    Reply
    1. Nate Hoffelder15 June, 2020

      Great! I’ll add you to the email list.

      Reply
  3. mark worden16 June, 2020

    add me too

    Reply
    1. Nate Hoffelder16 June, 2020

      ditto

      Reply
    2. Nate Hoffelder20 June, 2020

      FYI: your email bounced

      Reply
  4. Day Leitao16 June, 2020

    I read a lot of nonficion books and could be interested.

    Reply
    1. Nate Hoffelder16 June, 2020

      cool – I’ll add you to the email list

      Reply
  5. Maytal18 June, 2020

    Hey Nate,
    I’d love to help out
    (:

    Reply
    1. Nate Hoffelder18 June, 2020

      cool – I’ll add you to the list

      Reply
  6. Anastacia Zittel20 June, 2020

    Please add me too! I used to have my own review blog, and I’m a newish author.

    Reply
  7. Cherie Denna21 June, 2020

    I’m also interested in writing reviews. My first book, a transformational memoir, releases this fall.

    Reply

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