Monday, August 13, 2018

Bout of Books 23 Schedule

It's COMING!
Psst. Tell your friends:
Bout of Books 23 is coming!

For Bout of Books 23, all challenges will be hosted on the Bout of Books blog. Here. Right here. So keep your eyes on this site to see what's what for the day!

Challenges
**This is the overall list for the challenges offered during Bout of Books 23. Make sure you check the blog each day of the read-a-thon for instructions and details on how to complete the daily challenges**

Monday 8/20
Introduce yourself #insixwords

Tuesday 8/21
Book Plot Emoji

Wednesday 8/22
Literary Villain

Thursday 8/23
Book Trip

Friday 8/24
Bookish Playlist

Saturday 8/25
Discover Books

Sunday 8/26
Stretch Goal


Twitter Chats
(chats last approximately one hour)
TZC = Time Zone Conversion

Monday: 8pm CST (TZC)
Saturday: 10am CST (TZC)

Monday, August 6, 2018

Bout of Books 23 SIGN UP!

Are you ready to SIGN UP?

THIS IS WHERE YOU SIGN UP.


Here's what you have to do:

1. Post on your site, Twitter, Google+, Goodreads, YouTube, Instagram or Facebook account and declare your intentions to join us. It's EASY. We ask you share info to help spread the word. Please link back to us so others can find us here.

If you're posting on your blog, grab the official blurb (below) and our button (in the sidebar) and create a post. (Need an example? Check out Kelly's (incredibly simple) Bout of Books 23 post!)
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 20th and runs through Sunday, August 26th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 23 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team
Want to post on Twitter? We've written a tweet for you.
 I'm participating in Bout of Books 23!


2. Add the direct link to your sign up post to the linky in this post. You have until Tuesday, August 21st at 11:59pm CST to sign up. (If the linky is closed, you're too late.)

3. On August 20th, READ!

Official Sign Up

Remember: you must post a DIRECT LINK to your sign up post. 

If you're only participating on Twitter/YouTube, link up your "I'm participating in Bout of Books!" tweet/video, NOT your Twitter/YouTube profile.

No direct link = no Grand Prize


A direct link is...

http://yoururl.com/your-sign-up-post
http://twitter.com/YOURHANDLE/status/thenumberofyourstatus

etc.
(And if you have questions on how to find a direct link, we have a post for that!)


Please note: To reduce confusion about where your sign-up link goes, comments have been closed on this post. If you have a question, tweet us @boutofbooks or email us at boutofbooks [at] gmail [dot] com.