Saturday, April 18, 2009
Readathon 11th Hour Update
Mid-Event Survey:1. What are you reading right now?
I'm midway through Kate Atkinson's When Will There Be Good News? I love it. Atkinson's one of my all-time favorite authors.
2. How many books have you read so far?
I've completed two short novels:
Bernard Beckett's Genesis and Michel Faber's The Fire Gospel
3. What book are you most looking forward to for the second half of the Read-a-thon?
Poppy Adams' The Behavior of the Moths
4. Did you have to make any special arrangements to free up your whole day?
Not really, but I'm going to have a lot of housework to catch up on tomorrow.
5. Have you had many interruptions? How did you deal with those?
Lots of interruptions this afternoon. Trust me, you don't want to know anything more than that.
6. What surprises you most about the Read-a-thon, so far?
This is my third time, so no surprises.
7. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?
8. What would you do differently, as a Reader or a Cheerleader, if you were to do this again next year?
Plan for it, instead of deciding to do it on the spur of the moment.
9. Are you getting tired yet?
Just a little. But I've had so many interruptions, the last thing I'm tired of is reading.
10. Do you have any tips for other Readers or Cheerleaders, something you think is working well for you that others may not have discovered?
No. I'm sure everyone else already knows the glorious benefits of caffeine.