Goodreads Guide

Hello, one and all. Welcome back to blog.

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So on this week’s blog I’m talking about reading challenges and asking anybody is they take their reading challenge serious or whether it’s just a number for you to hit possibly throughout the year?

I’m not a fast reader but I am highly competitive and therefore I find myself throughout the year aiming to subvert the number through a series of “easy wins”. These might include Manga, graphic novels, children’s fiction and other short form reads in a way to boost numbers.

At first I figured that I was just cheating myself and then I realised that the challenge wants to get me reading and whether it’s a 200,000 word grand epic anthology or a short 40,000 novella, if I’m reading then surely, the challenge is working?

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When I consider myself cheating my way to the target number, which this year I have set as 48, but then I realised that cheating my way to tat number would only count if I didn’t read the book. If I finished the book, Adult fiction, graphic novel, manga or children’s literature it doesn’t matter.

A book read is a book read.

It’s another story digested and something I can use to build my own tales, to imagine and inspire.

So this got me thinking…

What’s your reading goal for the year?

Do you use Goodreads challenges?

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Until next time… Keep Moving Forward!

Author: marcusjhenson

Aspiring Author. Podcaster. Aspiring voice artist/Audiobook narrator

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