This is my first time participating in Dewey’s Readathon, and I intend to enjoy it. In the past, my perfectionism has had a habit of tarnishing experiences, so I’m kicking it to the curb for today. I woke up at my start time of 8 a.m. and enjoyed setting up my reading space, settling in, and drinking my coffee.
With the first hour up, I’ve already accomplished one of my goals: to finish Jen Sincero’s You Are a Badass. Next up: El Deafo by Cece Bell.
In the meanwhile, Continue reading “Dewey’s Readathon: Opening meme”
The Readathon concept isn’t entirely new to me. It’s what I call “therapy time,” or “Saturday” (ha).
This is to say, submersing myself into a long uninterrupted reading stretch is how I relax, unwind, de-stress, refresh. Books are my personal decompression chambers. However, what I’ve not done before is participate in a Readathon as a social activity.
I have no idea why. But that omission is about to be corrected: I signed up to participate in the Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon on Saturday. As I live on the East Coast, my starting time is an eminently reasonable 8 a.m. Not that I have a problem sacrificing sleep to read. Continue reading “Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon Gameplan”