Friday, September 28, 2012

Bloggiesta Starting Line

It's Bloggiesta Time!

So, here are my goals.

1. Review books. I have 57 books to review. I'll be happy if I get 10 done.

2. Deal with my Google Reader. This mainly means geting caught up on blog posts. I have over 6191 unread blogposts (OMG I KNOW.) So, I will read as many as possible, but the hard part will be heavy use of the "mark as read" button. I also want to clean out my stars. Most are books that I want to read, so I want to write at least 5 "reviews that made me want to read the book" posts. Others are videos I wanted to watch or things I wanted to pin when I was reading my reader when I couldn't watch videos or pin things.

3. Change domain hosts.

4. Work on upcoming secret blog project-- buy domain name, work on layout, pick at least 20 themes, sketch out at least 10 blog posts.

5. Clean off the bedroom bookshelf-- specifically, the library books cubby (I have too many checked out, I'll never read them all) and to-review cubby (Review and move!) and the ARC cubby (which ones am I actually going to get to?)

6. Tag old posts. (Um, this probably isn't going to happen, but it's something I want to do, so let's put it on the list, ok?)

7. Try again to make a video or two for Library Noise.

8. Write new storytime intro posts and update the existing ones on Library Noise.

9. Write that post I gotta write.

10. SLJ round up.

11. Do that review app.

Obviously, not all of that's going to happen, but that's the list of stuff I *want* to do, so let's see how much we can get done, ok?


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3 comments:

Amanda @ Letters Inside Out said...

Oh no...I don't pity you on the domain host change. It was a nightmare when I tried to change mine! *fingers crossed it goes well*

Good luck on your list! :)

Judith said...

I think you must have the largest backlog of review books that I've heard of! I hope you get your 10 done.

Google reader I skipped this time, as I have updated it recently. The Mark as Read button is very useful!

Good luck with your tasks.

Jennie said...

Amanda-- now you have me scared and thinking about not doing it. (Also, now that I look into it, it's going to be a bigger hassle than I thought, BUT, I have issues with my current provider.)

Judith--Ha! I was all happy because this is actually the smallest review backlog I've had for a bloggiesta! Luckily, with every bloggiesta they keep getting smaller (my numbers have been 75, 64, 61, and now 57, which is *Actualy* 56 because I found a review that I had forgotten that I'd written, but not posted.) So, after a few more bloggiestas, I'll be more manageable? Part of my issue is that I'm committed to reviewing pretty much every book I read and I'm much better about writing timely reviews NOW, but I still have a huge backlog from, like, 2008. OIY VEY.