Heeey…It’s June 1st. Let’s just say that May 31st snuck right past me and I forgot to do a wrap-up post.
Total: 11 (pitiful)
Books Read (Traditional Dead Tree Format):
New Books: 3
From my own shelves (ROOTs*): 0
Comic Book: 1
DNF (Not counted in total): 1 (Alphabet Juice by Roy Blount Jr.)
Favorites: Meh. I didn’t really have one.
Number of Days I Stuck To My Book Diet: Don’t ask
First of all, I really need to make blogging more of a routine so I can maybe have some content. Mostly I’ve been firing off blog posts and hitting publish (like I’m doing with this post.) I don’t really keep a bunch of posts in draft status and actually go through the process of writing. I guess the It’s Monday posts have been the closest to being written, edited and *snort* polished. Really it’s more like I add a line or two daily and forget about it. Soooo. I’d like to maybe set some time aside daily to build up some content so I can pay more attention to the writing and editing then have posts in my arsenal and can publish more regularly.
But I know I’m going to get lazy, so please don’t expect any sort of improvement in quality. In a few weeks time I’ll be right back to keyboard vomiting and publishing.
I am a little bummed by how little I accomplished reading-wise. May was incredibly slow. I’m on summer vacation and I really should be reading more. Instead I find myself parked in front of the TV. My husband tells me I should just relax and go with what entertains me right now. He’s known me long enough to know that I cycle through the same 3-4 distractions. He knows I’ll get back to books eventually. Still, I’d like to maybe sit down and read for more than 10 minutes at a time.
Ironically, a shopping spree can often set off a reading slump for me. I admit it, I’ve bought quite a few books in the last few months. So now I’m overwhelmed by all the books that I need to read. Y’all know how it is, right? That paralysis that comes from being so overwhelmed you don’t know where to start? So I need to put the kibosh on buying at least for a month or two (all book box subscriptions and BOTM selections being exempt.)
*ROOT: Stands for Read Out Own Tomes which is a group on LibraryThing. Members can define what a ROOT is. I’ve defined mine as any book I purchased in 2016 or before.