You know all those books you have in pristine condition lined up like soldiers on your bookshelf? This isn't that.
Starting today I am participating in my first book blogging adventure and I will be tearing it up. Perhaps literally.
I found out about this little party on Twitter last night. (Thanks to @victoriashmoria for the tip!)
The book blogging group, called The Next Chapter, is hosted by Jamie Ridler of Starshyne Productions. It is open for anyone to join at any time (even in the middle of a book).
The book we are just beginning is Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith. As the name implies, the challenge is to get this book dirty. Unabashedly muck it up. As a person who rarely even dog-ears pages anymore (though there was that one incident with the book and the rain… sorry hubby!), I'm looking forward to unleashing my inner rebel.
Lots of fun people will be posting links to their own blogs to share their Wreck This Journal stories. I will be posting here each week.
For my first act of wreckage, I carried my copy of Wreck This Journal in the rain. On purpose this time. It's already speckled with a nice little wave (as shown in the photo at left).
If you want to partake in some healthy destructive behavior with me, see Jamie's write up with all the details. It is free, solely for fun, and there are no obligations to actually blog about your experience if you don't want to.
We start today, June 5, and run through July 31. Don't be shy about jumping in midcourse. I just joined last night and picked up the book today.
As Victoria said to me on Twitter, "Can't wait to get wrecked together. Oh, wait, that's something different. ;-)" Well, you get the point.