Saturday, October 9, 2010

Mid-Event Survey

1. What are you reading right now? I’m still reading Maggie Without a Clue by Kasey Michaels

2. How many books have you read so far? 5

3. What book are you most looking forward to for the second half of the Read-a-thon? The Girl Next Door by Elizabeth Noble.

4. Did you have to make any special arrangements to free up your whole day? My husband agreed to be available and taking care of our children throughout the day.

5. Have you had many interruptions? I’m laughing at this one because the answer is an unequivocal yes! My husband is trying but our kids still seem to want Mommy to see to their needs. I wonder if I should take a weekend off for the next read-a-thon. I’m laughing again. How did you deal with those? As quickly, efficiently and patiently as possible.

6. What surprises you most about the Read-a-thon, so far? The number of people participating and the spirit of togetherness in this. It’s really wonderful.

7. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year? No, I love it!

8. What would you do differently, as a Reader or a Cheerleader, if you were to do this again next year? I’d seriously try to have a mom’s weekend. Maybe I can get a group of friend’s together for this and some adult-girl time.

9. Are you getting tired yet? I was but I drank a huge glass of water and ate something. I feel a lot better now.

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? Not yet but I would say just have fun. I know I am - even with all the loving interruptions.


  1. Dropping by to cheer you on dear friend! Go go go!!

  2. I adore you, Julia! I think we should take a girl's weekend in April and do this together. :)

  3. Ha, people keep banging into my room needing my attention too. I'm contemplating locking the door! Also, a big group Read-A-Thon sounds like it'd be so much fun.

    Keep it up, and happy reading!!

  4. North to South
    and East to West
    Readathon Readers
    Are the Best!
    Sea to Sea
    and Coast to Coast,
    Readathon Readers
    have Read the Most!

  5. I should let you know, I took vacation days and still really had to much to do, so instead I have taken on the Audio books.

    I have worked in the garden and went and paid my charge card off since it was due today and it would not let me pay online all while still listening to some really different voice read Twilight (it is not the one in my head)

  6. Just dropping in to cheer you on. You're doing great!

  7. Wow! I feel like a slacker! You read FIVE books? I only have five books in my whole list! LOL!! WTG!!

    Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

  8. 1, 2, 3, 4
    Hope your book isn’t a bore
    5, 6, 7, 8
    And your readathon is going great!

  9. I'm not so good at clever cheers - just keep on reading, and we'll be here (to keep you motivated - yeah!)

    Looks like you're doing great - and we're past the halfway point now :-).

    Happy Readathon!