Announcements Category

Get Ready for #SciFiMonth 2019!

You may have noticed the hashtag #SciFiMonth and its related images popping up all over the book blogosphere lately. That’s because November is right around the corner, which means it’s that time of the year again! Yep, it’s Sci-Fi Month. The BiblioSanctum has had such a great time being a part of this event in […]

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#RRSciFiMonth: Sci-Fi Month 2018 Introduction

You may have noticed the hashtag #RRSciFiMonth and its related images popping up all over the book blogosphere today. That’s because it’s November, which means it’s that time of the year again! Yep, it’s Sci-Fi Month. The BiblioSanctum has had such a great time being a part of this event in previous years that we’re participating again […]

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#FearlessWomen: Celebrating Women’s Voices in Speculative Fiction

The BiblioSanctum is pleased to announce that starting this month, we’ll be joining many others in the blogosphere as participants in Tor’s #FearlessWomen program to celebrate women’s voices in speculative fiction, so we’re here to spread the word far and wide! Here’s a brief description from the publisher’s website: Women are shining in every genre of speculative fiction, […]

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Guest Post: “The Self-Publishing Catch-22” by M.D. Presley

Today, the BiblioSanctum is excited to help spread the word about Sigil Independent, a new writing guild started by a group of self-published fantasy authors including many Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO) alumni like Phil Tucker, Dyrk Aston, inaugural winner Michael McClung, and several other semi-finalists from the previous year. The following is a part of […]

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#RRSciFiMonth: Sci-Fi Month 2017 Introduction

You may have noticed the hashtag #RRSciFiMonth and its related images popping up all over today. That’s because it’s November which means it’s that time of the year again! Yep, it’s Sci-Fi Month! The BiblioSanctum has had such a great time being a part of this event in previous years that we’re participating again in 2017. This […]

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Mogsy’s Bookshelf Roundup: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every other weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I round up what I’ve read since the […]

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Celebrate Buffy’s 20th Anniversary with Bookburners!

Like many geeks growing up in the late 90s and early 2000s, I was a huge fan of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV show, watching it religiously to follow the adventures of our Sunnydale gang. And do you know who else are big fans? The author team behind the Serial Box series Bookburners, a serialized […]

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Begin #SPFBO Phase 2: A Spotlight on the Final Ten

In case you are just joining us now for the coverage of the 2016 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off, The BiblioSanctum is part of a panel of ten blogs acting as judges to choose the winning book from out of 300 entries submitted this year. The first phase of SPFBO ended last month, which resulted in ten […]

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#RRSciFiMonth: Sci-Fi Month 2016 Introduction

It’s going to be a very busy month for us at the BiblioSanctum. In case you haven’t heard, November is SciFiMonth! We’ve had such a great time being a part of this event in previous years that we’re participating again in 2016! This year, it is being brought to us again by our wonderful hosts Rinn Reads and […]

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#SPFBO: The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 2016!

A little more than a year ago, author Mark Lawrence had a discussion on the matter of writers and self-promotion, later musing that: “…as a new author, particularly a self-published one, it is desperately hard to be heard. It’s a signal-to-noise problem. Who knows how many Name of the Winds or [fill in your favourite] […]

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