Reviewer Recruitment Event Winners Announcement, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills would like to thank everyone who took part in our fall Reviewer Recruitment Event; either by signing up for the reviewer mailing list, or by referring a friend to sign up. Reviews are integral to book publishing, and we greatly value each and every person who takes the time to leave feedback for […]
Review Tour: September Releases, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is thrilled to announce that from September 28 – October 11, you’ll find reviews for our September releases – Hour of Mischief by Aimee Hyndman, Simulation by Tara Tyler, Born of Treasure by Jordan Elizabeth, and Alice Takes Back Wonderland by David Hammons. Hour of Mischief by Aimee Hyndman Born in a whorehouse […]
Reviewer Recruitment Event, by Clare Dugmore
Reviews and reader feedback are the lifeblood of any author and publisher, and Curiosity Quills is eternally thankful for our amazing reviewers, and subscribers to the reviewer mailing list who request review copies or sign up for review tours every month. But there’s always room for improvement, and we’d love to reach even more readers […]
Review Tour: August Releases, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is thrilled to announce that from September 14-30, you’ll find reviews for our August releases – The Accidental Superheroine by Kris Carey and J.R. Rain, Deadly Delicious by K.L. Kincy, Archon’s Queen by Matthew Cox, The Heartless City by Andrea Berthot, Happiness, Next Exit by Anthony Mathenia, Homunculus and the Cat by Nathan […]
Review Tour: Clockwork Menagerie by Karen Kincy, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is excited to announce the review tour for Karen Kincy’s historical-fantasy, steampunk LGBT romance novella Clockwork Menagerie, which was released on September 1, 2015. From September 14-25, 2015, you’ll find reviews for the newest instalment in the Shadows of the Asphodel Series. Tour Schedule: September 14 Barbara Desmond at Fic Gal September 14 […]
How Working for CQ Changed My Views of the Publishing Industry, by Clare Dugmore
When I started working for CQ just over two years ago, I thought I was pretty publishing savvy. While working on my own writing projects, I’d researched the usual dos and don’ts of querying, book marketing and self-publishing. I accepted I didn’t know it all – I’m a firm believer every aspect of life is […]
Review Tour: The Rearranged Life, by Annika Sharma, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is excited to announce the review tour for new-adult, interracial, contemporary-romance The Rearranged Life, by Annika Sharma, ahead of its release on May 15, 2015!   To celebrate, Annika Sharma is hosting a Rafflecopter giveaway in which one lucky person will win a $25 Starbucks Gift Card, in honor of characters Nithya and […]
T is for Trolling – Dealing with Negative Reviews, by Clare Dugmore
Ask most aspiring writers what they think are the fundamental ingredients for publishing success and they’ll probably say talent, a killer story idea, awesome characters, a perfectly polished query letter, and a lot of luck. In short, you need to write a kick-ass book and get it in front of the right people. All of […]
R is for Reviews, by Clare Dugmore
Reviews are the lifeblood of any author. Word of mouth promotion is key to selling books, and the most accepted form of that is reviews. How many of you check the reviews of a book on Amazon or Goodreads before buying it? How many of you go back and read the reviews of a book […]
Review Tour: March Releases, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills is thrilled to announce that from March 24 – April 3, 2015, a review tour is taking place for our March releases: Fairy Keeper, Rings In Time, Daughter of Glass and Division Zero: Thrall. Tour Schedule: 3/24/2015 Once Upon A Wish Rings in Time 3/25/2015 Panda’s Paradise Fairy Keeper 3/26/2015 Panda’s Paradise Daughter […]