Blogdom July, 2014

BlogdomOh boy, do I have loads to share from my Blogdom (my personal realm of the Blogosphere)!

You may want to bookmark this and come back to it a few times. Good stuff here.

Book Reviews

-From JeanzBookReadNReview, CAN I TELL YOU ABOUT AUTISM BY JUDE WELTON

-From Fiona’s Book Reviews, Blog Tour – Prismatic

-From Anneque G. Malchien, Jim Butcher’s Storm Front (Dresden Files Book 1)

-From Fiona’s Book Reviews, Blog Tour/ Review – When Alice Met Danny

-From bibliobeth, THE KNIFE OF NEVER LETTING GO (CHAOS WALKING #1) – PATRICK NESS

-From Blogging for a Good Book, Tankborn, by Karen Sandler

-From Authors to Watch, Ty the Bull: Book Review

-From On Starships and Dragonwings, Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne ARC {4 Stars}

Interviews

-From Patti Roberts, Author interview with Barbara Morgenroth – RENTED

-From Fiona’s Book Reviews, Blog Tour/ Review/Interview – Essence by Ela Lourenco

-From Literary Rambles, LIVIA BLACKBURNE INTERVIEW AND MIDNIGHT THIEF

Book Trailers & Other Book Videos

-From Random House Publishing Group, David Mitchell Answers Fan Questions – 1 of 10

-From Hachette Book Group, THE BETRAYERS by David Bezmozgis

-From HarperBooks, The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

-From Quirk Books, William Shakespeare’s The Jed Doth Return: The Book Trailer

-From Benoit Denizet-Lewis, Travels With Casey Trailer

-From Chronicle Books, FLASHLIGHT By Lizi Boyd – Animated Trailer

Short Stories & Excerpts & Poems

-From BooksGoSocial, Sports Day

-From BooksGoSocial, Gape

 

Writing

-From Live Write Thrive, What It Takes to Be an Authorpreneur

-From SHEWRITES via BROOKE WARNER , 5 REASONS TO WAIT AND SLOW DOWN WHEN IT COMES TO PUBLISHING YOUR BOOK

-From Laura Pepper Wu, The Write Lifestyle (new, improved, and combined website)

-From Bestseller Labs, 10 Key Questions That Can Determine Your Success As A Writer

-From Creative Writing with the Crimson League, AUTHORS: Is “Showing” versus “Telling” Truly Either-Or?

-From ALLi, Which Version of the English Language Do You Use?

-From Live Write Thrive, Mastering the Passing of Time in Novel Scenes

-From Insecure Writer’s Support Group, Nine Great Tools and Programs to Help You Edit

Blogging

-From Insecure Writers Support Group, 7 Ways to Grow Your Blog

-From Meghan Ward, 10 Reasons to Start Blogging

-From On Starships and Dragonwings, Making Memes Interesting {Tips & Tricks}

Marketing

-From Insecure Writers Support Group, Where to Find Royalty Free Music

-From BookMarketingBuzzBlog, 35 Websites For Those In Book Publishing

-From MorgEn Bailey’s Writing Blog, Guest Post: The Rules for Your Self-Published Book-Cover by Lorraine Jenkin

-From BookMarketingBuzzBlog, Digging for Gold: Researching Awards for Your Book

News

-From Mashable, What Europe’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Means for Google (and You)

-From THE BOOKSELLER, Amazon-backed award turned down by Ahlberg

-From Legacy.com via Shelf Awareness, Helen Peterson Ditlow (obituary)

Movie Reviews, Trailers, & More

-From MOVIECLIPS Trailers, Hector and the Search For Happiness Official UK Trailer (2014)

-From MOVIECLIPS Trailers, Beyond The Lights Official Trailer #1 (2014)

-From Alex J. Cavanaugh, Dawn of the Apes Movie Review (and a bunch of other cool stuff)

-From The Armchair Squid, A Bloggers’ Film Society

-From MOVIECLIPS Trailers, Laggies Official Trailer- Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz

-From MOVIECLIPS Trailers, Get On Up International Trailer #1 (2014) – Chadwick Boseman

Entertainment

-From Quanie Talks Writing, Does Color Matter?

-From Edgar Mueller, The Crevasse – Making of 3D Street Art

-From Made with Code, Made with Code – Ebony

-From Always, Always #LikeAGirl

-From BBC.com via Anneque G. Malchien, Authors dress up as their favourite characters

-From A Curious Gal, “That’s my Mommy, Barb”

-From GoPro, Grizzly Eats My GoPro (it’s an ad, but it’s cute)

-From HISHE, How Godzilla Should Have Ended (thought the movie was awesome, but this is funny)

-From Alt-J, Left Hand Free (Official Audio) [I know nothing about this, but like the sound for now]

-From Janet Givens, The Richness of Cross Cultural Experience – Ten Lessons One Learns

-From Ngaire Elder, Curious Characters … Comic Collectors!

By including links to these articles, reviews, interviews, etc…I am not endorsing the opinions of these bloggers and writers, but am simply sharing the highlights of my blog reading experience.

Thank you for taking the time to read this post. If you like it let me know and share it with others. See you next time, Toi Thomas. #thetoiboxofwords

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Toi Thomas

I like reading, writing, cooking, dancing, movies, and music. I'm a big kid and choose to see the world in my own special way. Yes, I'm educated, but I haven't let that stop me from being who I want to be. I'm a wife, teacher, author, blogger, and more.