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Author Calvani, Mayra.

Title The slippery art of book reviewing / by Mayra Calvani and Anne K. Edwards
Edition First edition
Published Kingsport Tenn. : Twilight Times Books, [2008]
©2008

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 W'BOOL  808.066028 C1671/S  DUE 18-11-19
Description 180 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Table of Contents -- Foreword iii -- Preface: So You Want to Be a Reviewer? ix -- Acknowledgments xi -- Part One -- The Art of Reviewing -- The Five Keys to Being a Good Reviewer 13 -- What is a Book Review? 17 -- Reading Critically 22 -- How to Write a Book Review 29 -- The Star System: Rating Books 39 -- Types of Reviews 41 -- The Difference between Reader Reviews and Reviewer Reviews 70 -- The Difference between Pre-Publication and Post-Publication Reviews 72 -- How a Review Differs from a Book Report, a Critique and a Press Release 74 -- The Absolute Don'ts (or Signs of an Amateur) 78 -- The Feelings of an Author 80 -- What if the Book is Terrible? 82 -- Is It Unethical to Sell the Book? 84 -- Ownership and Print Rights 88 -- When the Hobby Turns into a Demanding Job 90 -- Is There Any Money in It? 93 -- What's in It for You, the Reviewer? 94 -- Dealing with Review Editors, Authors, Publishers and Publicists 97 -- Reviewing: Practical Tips to Remember 104 -- How to Start Your Own Book Review Site 108 -- Reviewers vs. Bloggers: the Controversy 123 -- Part Two -- The Influence of Book Reviews -- Reviews and Libraries 127 -- Reviews and Bookstores 130 -- Reviews and Publishers 133 -- Reviews and Authors 137 -- Reviews and Publicists 141 -- Reviews and Book Clubs 145 -- Reviews and Readers 147 -- Part Three -- Resources -- How and Where to Get Started Posting Reviews 149 -- Print Publication Reviews -- -Pre-Publication 153 -- -Major Post-Publication Reviews 154 -- -Small Print Publications Associated with Colleges and Universities 157 -- -Other Print Publications that Pay for Reviews 160 -- Online Review Sites and Publications -- -General 163 -- -Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror 170 -- -Romance 171 -- -Mystery 173 -- -Children's 175 -- Appendix -- Sample of a Press Release 178
Subject Book reviewing.
Author Edwards, Anne K., 1940-
LC no. 2008010149
ISBN 9781933353227 trade pbk. alkaline paper
1933353228 trade pbk. alkaline paper