Tag: Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon

Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: End of Event Meme and Thanks!

Some things never change. The sun comes up. Fall turns to winter. The tulips bloom in the spring. And Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon happens every April and October. Yesterday I joined hundreds of other readers to celebrate this event. Anyone who says reading is dead really needs to come out for the Read-a-Thon. Not only …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hours 19 & 20

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 19 & 20 (11:00 PM to 1:00 AM PST) – This will be my last update. I have reached my goal to make it through 20 hours and I need to go to bed now! Good luck to those of you still hanging in …

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Update 24 Hour Read-A-Thon: Hours 17 & 18

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 17 & 18 (9:00 PM to 11:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: Surprisingly good! I took a shower earlier and got in my jammies, had a snack and felt ready to go again. It probably helps that …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hourse 15 & 16

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 15 & 16 (7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: Muddled, tired, in need of an intellectual break. I am planning to take a 30 minute “down time” break in hour 17 just to try …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hours 13 & 14

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 13 & 14 (5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: I had to get horizontal for awhile – but I’m still awake…still zipping along with my book (I should finish it SOON!) What I am …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hours 11 & 12

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 11 & 12 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: Actually, pretty good. I had dinner. It really helps that I am so into my book, too, even though my pace has slowed a bit. …

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Update 24 Hour Read-a-Thon: Hours 9 & 10

Welcome to Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon This update is for hours 9 & 10 (1:00 PM to 3:00 PM PST) How I am feeling at this point in the Event: I had a good lunch and sat outside for awhile to read until the yellow jackets started buzzing around me and freaked me out. Now …

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Preparing for the 24 Hour Read-a-Thon

I love autumn – the cold, crisp mornings and bright blue skies, the leaves swirling in the wind, and Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon – a great excuse to do nothing but read, blog, munch on snacks and burrow under a warm quilt. This weekend is the Read-a-thon and I am starting to stack up some …

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Read-A-Thon: End of Event Survey and Final Thoughts

Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon is over for this Spring – and as usual it was an amazing and memorable event. It is probably one of the biggest blogging events happening consistently year after year…and for those dedicated readers who help with organization and running of the event, I am very thankful. I also cannot thank …

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Read-A-Thon: Completed Hour 19 – Time for Bed!

How I am feeling at this point in the Event: Well, I’m done. I wanted to finish my last book, but my eyes keep closing. I made it through hour nineteen which is an hour longer than my goal…and I reached my goal of 600 pages. Many thanks to all the cheerleaders and hosts…as always, …

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