I’m going to start this post by briefly talking about an exciting event here at Doing Dewey. I’ve gone self-hosted! With some googling, I’ve learned how to move my wordpress.com, e-mail, Bloglovin’, and feedburner RSS followers over. This post itself will be a test of whether or not that’s moved my feedly followers over or if they will have to move manually. Otherwise, everything is back to normal or better! Some of the features I’m most excited about are: embedded link-ups and rafflecopter giveaways; commentluv; e-mail alerts when I respond to comments; and the scroll bar below posts showing related content. Next challenge – updating my layout! Now, on to some more general blogging events I think you guys will love…
Covers On the Silver Screen: Monuments Men Read-a-long – January
Covers On the Silver Screen is an event created by Jennifer at Bookalicious Mama. Throughout the year, she’ll be hosting read-a-longs of books being turned into movies. Since I’m co-hosting the Book to Movie Challenge, I was very excited about this event and asked Jennifer if I could help co-host this event. She graciously agreed. So over the four weeks of January, we’ll be taking turns hosting discussion posts as we read through Monuments Men before it hits the screen. If you’re interested, you can sign-up using (Doing Dewey’s first ever embedded) linky below:
Bout of Books Read-a-thon 9.0 – Jan 6th-12th
Bout of Books is a week long read-a-thon that occurs three times every year. It includes challenges, twitter chats, and giveaways. It’s a great read-a-thon for a busy time of year, since the goal is simply to read a little more than you would otherwise. Sign-ups are here. I will be joining in and hosting a challenge
Way of Kings Read-a-long – Jan 1st-March 5th
Hosted by Anya at On Starships and Dragon Wings and Nrlymrtl at Dab of Darkness, this read-a-long includes many discussion posts and finishes up with a great giveaway. Although I won’t be reading along on schedule since I’ve already started The Way of Kings audiobook, I will be joining for the discussions. Sign-ups are here.