So blogs are old hat? Five minutes ago? And books are certifiably ancient?
Apparently not, if a recent competition to find out the best Australian blog is anything to go by. Especially, when one of our own homegrown book blogs ‘The Phantom Paragrapher’, is entered in the People’s Choice award. Turns out they take kiwi nominations too!Paula Phillips, a librarian from Tauranga, started her book review blog The Phantom Paragrapher in 2010 and before long she had a huge following.
“The site was just supposed to be for library book reviews,” says Phillips.
“But within six months the word had gotten out there and I was receiving 20-40 emails a day for book reviews.” Read more here.