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Tips For Authors Visiting Schools

Author visits to schools can make a huge impact on students' relationships to books. If you're a new author, here are some tips.

Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book Festivals

In the face of COVID-19, many book festivals have moved online. What's worked, what hasn't, and what is the future of digital book festivals?

Why I Love Author Talks

A Rioter reminisces about some of her favourite author talks, what she's learned from them, and why she keeps going back to see her best-loved writers.

Do You Really Want to Meet That Author?

On meeting your heroes and being a little awkward.

Best of Book Riot Live 2016!

Check out the high points captured by our attendees at Book Riot Live, including a Broadway sing-along, Pictionary with artists, Nerd Jeopardy and lots more

6 Pieces of Advice for Authors Doing Events

Authors doing events, we have a few tips and requests!

Show and Tell: Our Favorite Autographed Books (Part Two)

Over a year ago, Becky posted a great collection of autographed books from fellow Rioters. But it’s been twelve months, which ...

5 Bookish Merit Badges I’d Be Proud to Pin on My Chest

I wish there were merit badges for readers, so I created 5 of my own. Which would you be able to earn?

Authors Chime In: How to Ask Good Questions for Q & A

Now that I’ve nudged you to step up and reclaim the Q&A portion of author events, let’s hear from the ...

Margaret Atwood: Kickstarter Reject, IndieGoGo Hopeful

Margaret Atwood, the acclaimed author, novelist, and poet, seems like she can do anything. At age 72, she’s still writing ...