Sunday, November 1, 2009

New Author Challenge 2010

January 1 - December 31, 2010

For those of you who enjoyed the New Author Challenge in 2009, or wished you had joined in the fun...Jackie at Literary Escapism is hosting the New Author Challenge again in 2010. She writes:

I’ve been doing this challenge for the past couple of years and have had a lot of fun. However, this year, I’m going to try and be a little more consistent with doing monthly updates and what not. I don’t know about everyone else, but when I first started book blogging, I didn’t know that many authors in my favored genre, so I went looking. I gave myself a goal of finding 50 new authors and ended up reading 56 the first year I did this. I loved finding these new worlds and cultures, so I want to help others find new ones as well.

  1. Since this is an author challenge, there is no restriction on choosing your novels. They can definitely be from other challenges. However, the authors must be new to you and, preferably from novels. Anthologies are a great way to try someone new, but only a third of your new authors can be from anthologies.
  2. I want this to be an easy challenge, so you can pick to do either 15, 25 or 50 new authors. It all depends on how fast you read and how adventurous you want to be. For me, I’m trying another 50 new authors. If you reach your goal halfway through the year, don’t stop. Any new author you try can be added to Mr. Linky. We all want to know about your new experience.
  3. After reading your new author, write your review and then come back and add your link to Mr. Linky. Make sure you include your name and the author.
  4. Bloggers or Non-Bloggers alike are welcome
Sound like fun? Learn more and sign up on the post about the challenge.