Today’s Let’s Talk Bookish topic is Reading & Blogging: Their Effect on Writing. The Let’s Talk Bookish Meme is a weekly meme that is created and hosted by Rukky@EternityBooks and Dani@Literary Lion.
Have you sometimes felt that as a reader, you should also be a writer or vice versa? No, I don’t think that because you are reader you can automatically write well and same goes for people who write, they may not like to read.
Do you think that a desire to write is connected with a love of reading? No, I think it comes from having something to say.
What motivates you to write? Wanting to talk about and connect with other people who love reading as much as I do.
As a book blogger, do you ever feel discouraged about publishing a book because you know how readers & bloggers can react to books/authors? I hadn’t thought about this in that way but I always try to find the positive in my reviews even if I didn’t like the book. Not all books are made for everyone and those authors put so much time and effort in their story I always try not to be too harsh on them.
Do you think that authors can be book bloggers as well, or that they’ve crossed the imaginary line between authors and bloggers and therefore are not like other book bloggers anymore? Yes, I am friends with a few authors and they also have blogs where they review what they read. I don’t think the two need to be separated.