Bloggiesta 2013


MARCH 22-24, 2013

Bloggiesta is here!

It will be low key this year, as I work regularly in my blog. A few things:

  1. Participate in a #bloggiesta twitter party – I did for 30 mn on Friday, mostly gave some input on my best replacement for Google reader. MayBE participate again on Sunday.
  2. Update my About Me page – needed only about ebooks; added my Pinterest link.
  3. Plan to finish my alphabetical list of authors I have reviewed! = I DID IT!!! Looks like I have at this mn 234 reviews on my blog. Not bad
  4. Maybe: participate in  a few mini-challenges, if I find some exciting ones – see below.
  5. Maybe: back-up my blog – DONE!
  6. Maybe: update the list of blogs I follow (right menu) – just added a whole bunch of book blogs starting with A or B. More to come!

Mini-challenges:

  1. Google Reader replacement options
  2. Left a comment about Reviewing in many places

HOW IS YOUR BLOGGIESTA GOING?

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26 thoughts on “Bloggiesta 2013

  1. Hi Emma,

    Just wanted to let you know I finished your book “A Light to Enlighten the Darkness” the other day. It was a blessing to be reading it as the sun came up. Just wish a few houses weren’t in the way!

    God bless,

    Lorraine

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  2. Look at you go! 😉 You’re doing great so far! I’ve been sucked into blog hopping and commenting for a while now, lol. I like this part of Bloggiesta though…meeting new bloggers is great!

    I hope the rest of your weekend is fun and productive!

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    • Thanks. Right now, I’m following over 300 blogs, so I’ll wait a bit before adding more…
      Good luck for your To Do list!
      Interesting challenges; I did not know about the map to find the Little Libraries, I may swing by the closest to me. thanks.
      Oh I did my About Page during a previous Bloggiesta, just needed to update the ebooks part, as I said.

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    • I don’t know for blogspot, but with wordpress.com, it only takes 30 seconds to backup my blog. I plan to do it now at each bloggiesta.
      Yes I have the Colorado Book Month button, but I’m not in Colorado. funny, if you had clicked on it, you would have seen why: I’m trying to read 1 book/state this year, and as I discovered March was Colorado month, so I did double duty here. I actually just finished to read my book for it yesterday: Plainsong, by Kent Haruf, such a beautiful book. I’ll read more by that author, I really enjoy his writing, and he just has a brand new one out. Have you read any of his?

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  3. I always try to keep my blog updated but I often fall behind in one thing or another. I keep saying next time I get caught up, I’m going to stay that way – we’ll see!!!

    I decided to go with bloglovin for now as a replacement feed reader – still playing around with it but so far it seems to be ok.

    Here’s my Bloggiesta to-do list.

    Good luck with the rest of your to-do list!
    ~Kristin

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  4. Good job so far!! Wishing this last day goes well for you!

    I’ve been slow-going, but have a number of other things going on this weekend. I hope to be more productive this afternoon and evening!

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    • I still have to add most of the blogs I follow on my list, but I’m happy I finished archiving all of my 234 reviews.
      Congratulations for visiting all the participating blogs, quite a feat!

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    • thanks, yes that was good to work seriously on that, especially the title archive! I now add to it each time I review a book, but I was not doing this when i created the blog, so I had to go back to the very first posts. and I got the idea of a title archive at some previous Bloggiesta!

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  5. I’m so excited and honored to be added to your blogroll! Congratulations on getting so many things accomplished during Bloggiesta. I’m trying to extend mine a little bit through today.

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