Hello, dear readers. I originally really wanted to do a Sunday Salon post this week talking about all the posts I have planned for the upcoming week. Unfortunately, I’m going to have to spend the bulk of Sunday actually writing and scheduling the posts for this week, because that’s just when I happen to have the time. If I waited until Sunday to write this post, I probably wouldn’t end up posting it until really late in the day because I’d want to get other writing out of the way first. So I had to make a choice: do I a) write and schedule a Sunday Salon post about something else on Saturday so I could ensure it would appear on my blog at a more reasonable hour, b) write and schedule a Sunday Salon post on Saturday teasing posts for the upcoming week that might not end up getting written for one reason or another but at least my Sunday Salon post would be up at a reasonable hour or c) write my Sunday Salon post on Sunday after writing the posts I had in mind so that I could guarantee the posts I teased in my Sunday Salon would actually appear, but the Sunday Salon itself wouldn’t show up until really late in the day (read: probably closer to Monday rather than Sunday). As you might be able to tell, I chose option a. And really, I thought this was as good a time as any to talk about this. Last weekend was Bloggiesta weekend and while I failed miserably at doing all the things on my list of things to do (but then, I came late to the party; that’s my story and I’m sticking to it), one of the ideas I came across was to create a schedule for you blog. And not just setting aside a specific time each week to work on your blog (though that’s obviously a good idea) but also having setting different days aside for different types of posts – “Monday is giveaway day” for example. I liked that idea. In fact, I’ve sort of had a rough schedule bouncing around my head for some time now, even before Bloggiesta. So I thought it might be a good idea to share my rough schedule with you, dear readers, so you have a basic idea of what types of posts to expect on each day. You ready? Here goes:
Sunday – Sunday Salon post. Obviously, we can talk about whatever we want in these posts. I, however, chose to set these posts aside to let you know what I have planned for the blog and things like that.
Monday – Open and will be used as needed.
Tuesday – Meme or book related list day.
Wednesday – Review
Thursday – Discussion
Friday – What I’ve been reading over the last week. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but over on Twitter, there’s this hashtag called “#fridayreads” where folks share what they’re reading. I thought I’d expand upon that a bit and give you a quick “this is what I’m reading and what I think of what I’m reading.” I don’t consider this to be a review so much because I don’t anticipate actually being done with most of the books I mention in these posts. I see this as being more brief and informal than an actual review.
Saturday – Open, though I doubt I’ll realistically be posting much on Saturdays since they tend to be slow Internet days anyway.
This is, of course, not a firm schedule nor is it a guarantee that I’ll be posting anything on any given day. For example, I don’t want to feel pressured to write a review of a book I wouldn’t otherwise want to write a review of just to have a post up on the blog on Wednesdays. In fact, I probably won’t be posting seven days a week.
Also, I’d really like to get into the habit of posting weekly videos over on the Liberating Libris YouTube channel. I anticipate recording and posting these videos over the weekends.
So that’s it from me this Sunday. Happy reading!