For the next installment of our series on the Helix Review, we spoke to Shontaine, author of Married to Madness.
Tell us a bit about your book:
The book tells the volatile story of the marriage of eccentric Brandon and her charmingly domineering husband, Zack Cerasani. The adoration they share hasn’t gone much unappreciated by either in over a decade. They raise their children and love philanthropy work in unison and with great pride. There’s also the occasional moonlighting as vigilante killers that they do behind each others backs as well.
How would you describe your writing style?
I write in an offbeat, quirky, and “urban” voice. I take on writing like a good man, I ride until the wheels fall off.
Why did you decide to submit “Married to Madness” for a Helix Review?
It seemed interesting to get a general, in depth analysis of my book.
What did you learn from the review?
The review confirmed that I had an interesting story that was a simple enough to understand and follow through on.
What would you tell someone considering trying Helix?
It’s actually very informative and useful. My comparison was fairly accurate overall.
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About the Helix Review:
Back in May we launched an experimental new offering called Helix, and dubbed it The Personality Test for Your Book. Helix is powered by The Book Genome Project, a massive database of over 100,000 of the world’s best-known books. And basically, it gives you a way to upload your manuscript and get back an incredibly rich and unbiased perspective on your book.
Lulu authors are currently using Helix to gain a better understanding of their book for marketing purposes, and in some cases to gain insight into their writing style. For the first time, we’ve caught up with some of the earliest Helix Review customers to hear more about their book and writing style and what they hoped to learn from Helix.
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