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M.K. Tod’s 2013 historical fiction survey asked readers to name their “top 3 reading oriented websites, blogs and social media sites”. In other words, where do people go for information and discussion to enhance their reading. The answers are in:
Interestingly, when readers mention Facebook they often qualify their response by mentioning a favourite group, author, fan page or the Facebook page associated with a blog.
Compared with 2012, Twitter has leapt ahead and I am delighted to see the Historical Novel Society featured so strongly.
Over 675 sites were mentioned. That’s an amazing number of sources for readers to peruse!
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE SITES FEATURED
When I have more time, I will attempt to aggregate some of the numbers so I can report on different categories such as small book review blogs, sites dedicated to historical fiction, author blogs, library sites and so on.