Weekend of Awesome Goals and Updates

Apr
05
6 COMMENTS • This post is filed under: Community Events

Weekend of Awesome button

Are you ready for a Weekend made of AWESOME? Then you’ve come to the right place!

From the announcement post:

A cross between Bloggiesta, a Read-a-thon and a Write-a-thon, Weekends of Awesome are all about doing ALL THE THINGS. Each day of the weekend of awesome is devoted to catching up/getting ahead in a different area: blogging, reading and writing.

If you want to join in, you’re welcome to put together a goals post and feel free grab the button for your sidebar. You can also join in spur of the moment on Twitter by following #WeekendOfAwesome. Either way, let us know in the comments if you’re joining us so we can look out for you!

I have lots to get done in the reading and blogging areas so I’m going to focus on those. Unfortunately, I didn’t get my act together well enough to be able to participate in Camp Nano, so I won’t be writing – instead, I’ll be splitting what’s left of the third day between Reading and Blogging.

Friday: Blogging

  • Respond to ALL THE COMMENTS (I am embarrassingly behind on this)
  • Write up 3-5 posts for OWC
  • Type all handwritten content
  • Write backlogged reviews (Bewitched, Coraline media review)
  • Write and schedule as many discussion posts as possible
  • Update 3 pages of reviews to UBB format
  • Write up Guest Post for Briana (Pages Unbound)

Saturday: Reading

I am absolutely awful about following a list of books to read, so here is a sample of some of my choices. Priority (i.e. due at the library in a week or less) titles are in bold.

 

  • Finish Jenny Pox (J.L. Bryan), Power Under Pressure (Andrew P. Mayer) and Ready Player One (Ernest Cline)
  • What I Saw and How I Lied (Judy Blundell)
  • Demon King (Cinda Williams Chima)
  • Black Heart (Holly Black)
  • Crown of Embers (Rae Carson)
  • Shades of Earth (Beth Revis)
  • The Madness Underneath (Maureen Johnson)
  • Burn for Burn (Jenny Han, Siobhan Vivian)
  • Team Human (Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan)
  • Midnight in Austenland (Shannon Hale)

And that’s not even HALF what I have out of the library right now. SO MANY GOOD BOOKS and so little time! *pets the pretty books*

Sunday: Split

  • Finish whatever I didn’t get done off the blogging list
  • Read at least one more book

That’s how my weekend is looking! Leave a comment with a link to your goals post (if you have one) or a few of your goals for this weekend (if you don’t)!

Oh, and the number one goal this weekend? Don’t get distracted by the television! *glares at Veronica Mars, Eureka and Doctor Who, all calling my name*





Leave a Reply

6 Responses to “Weekend of Awesome Goals and Updates”

  1. It’s so easy to get stack behind … I hope all will run as you hope and you get some things done! I’m sure it will feel awesome afterwards!

  2. Good for you making a list of things to do! I should do that, but I don’t want to feel overwhelmed …. BUT it’s a good idea.

    I have a thing on Sunday, but hope to get in AS MUCH AS I CAN in the next two days! I’m so far behind on my reader AND with my reading AND with my review writing …

    GOOD LUCK!

    • Anne says:

      Yeah well, I’m a list person. It’s not so much whether I’ll make one as whether or not I’ll actually post it lol.

      I had stuff on Friday – it’s okay, whenever you can be around! I’ll probably try to sneak a few productive things in on Monday too, since I’ll be off work.

  3. Is this for every weekend? I missed it :(

    • Anne says:

      Oh goodness! I’m not sure I could handle this kind of concentrated productivity every weekend! Kristilyn and I just host one every couple of months – whenever we feel like we need a boost to catch up!

Many older posts are currently under reconstruction. Please excuse the inconvenience.

Welcome!

Creativity's Corner is dedicated to fostering discussion among a community built around books. I'm so happy you decided to join us! If you have any questions please check out the Tips for New Readers page.

Creativity's Corner is NOT accepting any review requests at this time. Thank you for your consideration.