I love to read. I’ll read anything, especially if it’s free. I suppose others are not as discerning.
Before we go any further (just in case you are unaware) – ARC = Advance Reader Copy: As an ARC reviewer, you get a free copy of the book before it’s released in exchange for your honest review on outlets such as Amazon, Smashwords, Apple itunes, blogs, social media, etc.
I have been looking for ARC reviewers willing to read my newest book Revelations: A Horror Anthology. Now, I’ve never bothered with getting ARC reviews for my previous two books. I figured I didn’t need these reviews. And although sales on these books are decent, I’m looking to improve.
So, I got ambitious. I started the “ARC challenge” last week with a goal of getting 150 ARC reviews on my book by September 1. I’m telling you, I’ve posted about this opportunity EVERYWHERE. I’ve posted so much that feel like one of those awful spammers (and if you’ve gotten multiple emails from me about reading the book for free in exchange for your honest review, just click the link already and I’ll stop 🙂 J/K). I really try not to spam anyone… I just get too excited.
Looking for people to review my book is harder than I thought it would be. Sure, I’ve got friends and family on my ARC team, but that’s a total of, like, 10 people (I’m a loner and have a small family, what?). Way short of my 150 goal.
I’m posting this under “unsolicited advice”, but honestly, I don’t have any advice to give, really. I just needed to vent. But, in the spirit of things, I’m going to think of some advice…
Don’t give up!
Yeah, I know, that’s cliched advice, but it’s true. I’m only a week into my ARC Quest and I feel like giving up. But if I did that, I’d be giving up on myself, and how would that look? So, I’m going to keep searching for ARC reviewers. I’m going to be that annoying girl that everyone knows that’s always doing something you don’t like (very generic, I know). Because if I don’t, this book won’t get the eyeballs on it that it deserves. I’m not going to give up on myself, or my book.
That brings me to the “annoying girl” part.
I’m looking for ARC reviewers! If you’re interested, please click the link below for your free copy of Revelations: A Horror Anthology. Thank you in advance – Your support means the world to me!
Thanks for reading!