読みましょう!

Today marks Day#2 of the Read More or Die contest!

(It’s only day 2, not too late to jump in and join the contest!  Challenge yourself!)

I think the contest will be a great way for me to improve my reading skills and read more often.  I’m not planning on winning, not by a looong shot, but….

Taking part in a community contest is really motivating!

  • Other people will be able to see how much I’ve read. Can’t be slacking now, can I?
  • People I know are doing it, too. (Okay, people I “internet know”.) Shared experiences make the tough going easier!
  • I can see everyone’s progress at any time. That’s daily motivation to keep the fire burning!  Thanks to a nifty script from contest creator LordSilent , everyone’s page counts are easily updated via Twitter.
  • I’m actively seeking new stuff to read. Finding out about the contest motivated me to break out of my reading rut that I was getting into (reading the same type of stuff, blugh), and to find lots of new and interesting and otherwise awesome material.  Also gave me an excuse to plan an NYC trip to raid BookOff and Kinokuniya ^^
  • A month of reading should be habit-forming. And that’s exactly what I want, to enhance my reading habit!
  • Gotta keep up if I want to be able to trash talk. ’nuff said.  読みましょう bitches!

Lots of these motivators would probably apply to you, too.  What’cha say, why not join the contest?

You can follow the progress of the contest on Twitter, we’re using the hashtag #tadoku

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One Response to 読みましょう!

  1. Pingback: Love for ReadMOD~♡ « Read More or Die

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