Category: reading challenge

My #DiverseAThon TBR January 22-29, 2017

I love reading challenges and #DiverseAThon has been one of my favorites. This upcoming DiverseAThon goes from January 22 - 29, 2017 and is aimed at reading a wider range of diverse authors. Because I clearly like to commit to these things last minute, and my goal is to read at least 150 books this ...

Accountability Roundup: What I Wrote and Read in August

So, August. The end of summer. The beginning of a new school year and a new semester of my master's degree. And yet, I set out with the ambitious goal of writing 25,000 words this month to bring my current draft of Mental Note to 40,000 words. Here are my stats: Writing: Goal: 800 words a day ...

Gotta read them all: my #ReadThemAllThon TBR pile

Because I'm a giant PokemonGO nerd, I couldn't resist joining this Pokemon-inspired reading challenge. You can find more on what it is and the rules here, but basically you commit to reading 8 books that correspond to the 8 gyms of the Indigo league over three weeks. The #ReadThemAllThon starts today, August 14 and ends ...

2016 Goals

Okay, I'm generally not much of a New Year's Resolutions person, but research (meaning mainly my own neurotic anal-retentiveness) shows that you're more likely to stick to goals when you write them down--and in my case share them with others. So here are my goals for 2016: Reading and Writing: Read 100 books. Follow my ...

2015 in Reading

I've fallen a little short of my usual 100 books read in 2015, but I've still made it to 95 books total or 31,160 pages read, according to Goodreads, including quite a few audio books, which I completely rediscovered for myself this year. It's been a good reading year at that, even more so since ...