Why Readers Stop Reading a Book.

The readers have spoken! Take note authors…

Lit World Interviews

Recently, we here at LitWorldInterviews.com conducted a survey, “Why do you put a book down?” and through the assistance of the writing community we had a very nice response. Now it’s time to share what we found.

First, I want to say why the survey was conducted. We wanted to help writers by giving them the information they most need. If a reader takes the time to check out your book and don’t like it, they are unlikely to give you a second chance with your next work. First impressions mean a lot.

86.30% of those responding were Female, thus leaving the remaining 13.70% Male. Considering the majority of those reading novels are Female, although not quite this extreme, I’m comfortable with sharing what we found.

There were 34 sub-categories as a result of the survey. Those results were then placed into 5 main categories: Writing, Editing, Proofreading, Taste, and…

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Every Author Needs an Author Media Kit

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“Demons & Pearls,” by P. S. Bartlett is Ready to Board! Join the Crew Mates! Raise the Flag! FIRE!

Ahoy and welcome aboard the Hi-Ho Silver Threading! Arrgh Matey! Glad you could make it today to meet my friend and author, Peggy Bartlett. I managed to hold her hostage here for a bit, so that we could learn more about her new book, "Demons & Pearls," which was released on April 14, 2015! "Had … Continue reading “Demons & Pearls,” by P. S. Bartlett is Ready to Board! Join the Crew Mates! Raise the Flag! FIRE!

Looking AHEAD to 2015

As 2014 winds down I find that I do not want to look back at the past year at all.  Instead, I want to forge ahead with bigger and better things!  I love the freshness that comes with starting a new year.  I have my brand new blog calendar which I already started using.  I … Continue reading Looking AHEAD to 2015