Friday, November 8, 2013

Book Blogger Hop - 11/8 - 11/14


  
QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
 
Do you post your book reviews as soon as you have completed the book or do you wait a few days?


MY ANSWER:

Since I write my reviews as I am reading, my reviews are completed and edited the very same day I have completed a book.

It is so much easier to write them as I go along and edit by either deleting thoughts or adding thoughts.  

By completing my reviews this way, I don't forget details, and my review is ready to go on my blog or scheduled for a future date if I am on a blog tour. 

I don't have to worry about forgetting to write the review or getting bogged down with too many reviews when I use this method.

What is your preferred method?

20 comments:

  1. Wow, I'm impressed! I used to write my reviews as soon as I finished the book but now, I'm always behind.

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  2. Writing the reviews as I go along helps a lot. You don't feel so overwhelmed and rushed, and I never get behind.

    THANKS for stopping, Kathy.

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  3. I love that idea -- I should start doing that. I try to write notes while I read but that doesn't always work out. Great answer!

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  4. I type my thoughts in an e-mail and keep editing and changing until the final copy.

    So much easier.

    THANKS for stopping by, Whitney.

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  5. That's a great way too, and I tried it once. But all I ended up with were few words scribbled here and there on the page (more like comments on a scene) because I was so engrossed in the story.

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  6. I do mine in an e-mail, ruthsic.

    It is nice and neat and ready for editing.

    THANKS for stopping.

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  7. New bloglovin follower! You are ontop of things with your reviews, cudos! Is your header Germany or Belgium? I lived in Germany for three months last summer and loved it over there, your picture brought back great memories!

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  8. THANKS for stopping, Fiction Fairy.

    My header is from Portree, Scotland.

    Europe is GORGEOUS anywhere you go. :)

    I do my reviews right away.

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  9. I've tried using that method before, but it just didn't work for me.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier!

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  10. THANKS for stopping, Sofia.

    We all have our preferred methods of writing review, and that is great.

    We have to do what works for us. :)

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  11. Elizabeth, you're the smartest book blogger I have ever come across :)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.
    Kero

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  12. Awwwwww...why thank you, Kero.

    It is much easier to write as you read. :)

    Thanks for stopping.

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  13. Wow! I don't thank that method will work for me. :) I tried it once and well, they weren't coherent thoughts but more like many questions and irritation. LOL And it became a very long review filled with just thoughts. So I trashed it. But good for you! I do agree it'll take less time to write a review.

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  14. I do it in e-mail and it is easy to make corrections.

    I just keep changing the subject line by putting a different number next to the subject so I know which version it is.

    We all have our own way of doing reviews, and that is good.

    THANKS for stopping, kipha.

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  15. That's a great idea! While I read I will jot down a page number that had a great quote or event that touched me. I like your idea of writing the review as you read it. I'm going to try this. Thanks for visiting my blog! I'm following you now on GFC & Bloglovin.

    Kathy
    My Nook,Books & More

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  16. It words very well, Kathy.

    If you give it a try, let me know.

    THANKS for stopping.

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  17. Well, I have two blogs.
    At Bookish Findings, I don't write reviews, since this blog is entirely dedicated to finding cool bookish stuff for book lovers.

    On my other The Book AffairI write a few reviews, but I never write them on the day I finish a book. I like to give it some thought before starting o write.

    I'm now following you on Bloglovin.

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  18. You are so organized! I've tried to do it that way and sometimes it works. I've even tried sticking a large post-it in the book for notes, but then I can't decipher them later! And with audio books I can't take notes and those are the ones that give me headaches later when I try to recall specifics.

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  19. Organizing is my business teacher curse. Tee Hee!!

    But I like being that way.

    THANKS so much for stopping, Leslie.

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  20. THANKS so much for stopping, Rosa.

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