Matty Dalrymple talks with Kristopher Zgorski about THE DO'S AND DON'TS OF WORKING WITH BOOK BLOGGERS, including things you can do to “get the coins on your side of the table,” such as following reviewers on social media and complying with blogger format and submission guidelines, and the fact that, despite your best efforts, you won’t always get a yes. We also discuss the value of reading your comp authors’ reviews, and Kristopher shares some tips if you’re thinking about becoming a blogger yourself.
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Kristopher Zgorski is the founder and sole reviewer at the crime fiction book blog, BOLO Books. In 2018, he was awarded the Mystery Writers of America Raven Award for “outstanding achievement in the mystery field outside the realm of creative writing.” Kristopher writes a column on digital crime fiction resources for Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and his blog reviews are syndicated to his column in Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine. He has served on the board of directors for Malice Domestic, a crime fiction convention celebrating the traditional mystery. Kristopher is a member of Sisters in Crime and was the 2022 Fan Guest of Honor at Left Coast Crime.