But a whole year has passed, and the following things transpired:
I wrote 120 posts
that have 508 comments
18 of which feature Marvelous MG Monday picks
My most popular post tested out a neat gender app
The runner up involves Tim Burton
My most commented post was my first book giveaway
My favorite thing about writing this blog has been connecting with other children's book writers and reviewers. I love getting a peek inside everyone's process, finding a good book recommendation, and learning tidbits about your lives.
I'm still getting the hang of this, and want to ponder a bit more about how I can use this blog to contribute to the conversation in a meaningful way. I don't stick to a schedule, but might consider trying out a few blog challenges and memes. Any favorites out there? At any rate, the wheels will be turning on my end. And thanks for sticking with me this year!
Birthdays and anniversaries usually merit cupcakes in my world, but books would be more appropriate here. I have a few shiny arcs and some middle grade favorites that I've been hoarding on my bookshelf for this very occasion, and I am excited to release them into the wild! I'll have more details about this giveaway on Monday, but here's a preview of some of the goodies I have for you: