Your Best Writing Life

What Makes a Gush-worthy Read with Carrie Schmidt

July 18, 2023 Host Linda Goldfarb Season 6 Episode 151
Your Best Writing Life
What Makes a Gush-worthy Read with Carrie Schmidt
Show Notes

Is your book the topic of multiple book clubs? Today’s guest is sharing her secrets to making your next book a gush-worthy success!

Linda's writing industry leader is Carrie Schmidt. Carrie is an avid reader, book reviewer, story addict, and cool aunt. She loves Jesus and THE Story a whole lot. Carrie started the popular blog ReadingIsMySuperPower.org in 2015, co-founded the Christian Fiction Readers' Retreat and JustRead Publicity Tours, and co-wrote the book Getting Past the Publishing Gatekeepers.

Today, Linda and Carrie discuss the following during this episode on  What Makes a Gush-worthy Read? 

1 - Some common characteristics shared by novels to be considered gush-worthy 

2 - Questions an author can ask themselves to push a novel from 'good' to 'gush-worthy' 

3 - Why do reviews vary so much between reviewers? 

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About your host - Linda Goldfarb
Besides hosting Your Best Writing Life, Linda Goldfarb is a multi-published award-winning author, audiobook narrator, international speaker, board-certified Christian life coach, and the co-owner, co-founder of the LINKED® Personality System, and co-author of the LINKED® Quick Guide to Personality series.
 
Linda and her hubby, Sam, are empty nesters leading full lives. Life is a new adventure every day with four adult children and many grandchildren. She loves sipping frothed coffee with friends, traveling the countryside with Sam, and sharing transparent truth to help others take their next best step-- personally and professionally. 




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