A really helpful post if you’re a big book fan and a book blogger too.
Each time I post an ARC on my Instagram story, I am inevitably asked how I got it. People reply and say “how do you even request arcs?” and I thought it was time to finally write up a small blog piece that briefly outlines what exactly I do. (I say “brief”, but this is now 2.5k words, whoops.)
But before I do any of that, I want to say this: I do not get all the ARCs I request. I am far from being a “successful” book blogger/bookstagrammer at the moment, and I still have a lot to learn. You will come up with your own way of requesting ARCs the more experience you gather. My own way of requesting ARCs has changed massively over these last few months as I gained experience, and it will continue to adapt as I go on.
(*Also, this is written from…
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