Saturday, April 10, 2010

Read a Thon: Hour 17

By no means have I been reading for 17 hours - I got a late start this morning and then ended up napping in the afternoon. But the last 4 hours or so have been uninterrupted and I realize how much more you enjoy a book when you can really absorb yourself in it!

I am a night person so its no surprise that I am hitting my stride at this late hour but I will likely head to bed after I finish my current read (Lost Summer of LMA) and wake early to try to squeeze in one more. I realize to make the most of the Read A Thon, I really should have done some better advanced planning including getting a really good night of sleep last night and clearing my schedule of annoying errands and chores. Jennifer at the Literate Housewife is hosting a mini-challenge that addresses planning for the Read A Thon - my planning could use some help so I am excited to see what others have done but here was my feeble attempt:

  1. What steps did you take to ensure you’d be able to read as much as possible today?
Apparently, not nearly enough! I left some last minute tax stuff to today that I needed to get to the accountant so I lost valuable time finishing that chore. I did make sure I didn't have any other plans so all was not lost!

Of those steps, which proved to be the most beneficial to your day?
I guess not having anything else on the agenda so I could devote myself to reading when I finally settled into it - I am in a rhythm now!

Is there anything you might do differently next time?

Definitely get more rest the week prior to the event!

5 comments:

  1. Enjoy the rest of your readathon!

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  2. Taxes! Ack! Thanks for playing along!

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  3. You're doing brilliantly! Not long to go now. Keep reading! :)

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  4. I think you did great for your first readathon! My first one in the fall was overwhelming. I spent more time reading about what others were reading instead of reading my own books. This time I concentrated more on my reading. I think the most important thing is to have fun!

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  5. And I've left you some awards!

    www.readerbuzz.blogspot.com

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