One of the hardest thing about blogging is consistently writing and publish blog posts and for that, you have to keep coming up with the ideas. Often times, I find myself blank when thinking or writing a blog post that is not a book review. I haven’t posted a non-book in a while.
So I thought, I’d try to help others who might find themselves in the same situation as of me. Below in this post, I compile a list of 10 (ten) ideas for possible blog posts for a book blogger. It follows a pattern of ten days in which you have to consistently write. Does not matter that you post them one after the other, I do not want to interrupt your blogging schedule.
To complete this challenge all you have to do is for next at least draft these topics I mentioning. I do hope after going through the list, you will become a blog post idea generating machine.
Day One: [Book Haul/Currently Reading/Recently Read/Weekend Reading/Bookstagram #xxx]
Post pictures of your shelves, books, kindles or the one you are recently bought and cannot wait to read.
Day Two: Discuss a character
I love writing in-depth posts. I also love reading in-depth posts about characters. A character can be good or bad, twisted or naive and you can tell this reader by spotlighting one.
In past, I have written a few posts like this. One is an essay I wrote a few years back on one of my favorite Scottish detective John Rebus.
Day Three: Tell The Story Of How You Loved Reading Books
Everyone has a story about how they fell in love with reading books and I (as your audience) am waiting to hear about yours.
Day Four: Book Cover Likes and Dislikes
I wanted to do this for a long time. Book covers can be a great asset to lure readers. But I have seen covers that have put me off even though that book is worth reading.
Day Five: Writing About Film/TV adaption of your favorite book
Or the one you have read. If you start writing this post, it will never be focused on or about only one book. You can build up a series of posts.
Day Six: Book Lists that are tied to a seasons and Holidays
This type of post is read by everyone. We all need books to add to our TBR or read it on an upcoming weekend/holiday.
Day Seven: Analyze Your Reading Year
Even though it been only nine months this year, you can write a post about analyzing how your reading year is going through. If you are on Goodreads, you can do it easily. Go to ‘My Books’ and then in the left corner there click ‘Reading Stats’ under the section ‘Your Reading Activity’.
- My Goodreads year 2017
- My Reader Profile Analysis which I recently posted with the help of BookSirens.com (for free)
Day Eight: Write about at least one blogging lesson
Share your experiences about blogging. What are you doing to keep your audience interested? What has changed or you put a lot of effort into learning from the point you started blogging up to now. Inspire others and give suggestions or advice. I often find Book Bloggers creative in this area.
Day Nine: Post an Author Interview/Book Blogger Interview
If you haven’t posted yet, this is the time. To complete this challenge, you will have to interview in whatever way you find suitable and post it.
Day Ten: What Genres You Do Not Like To Read?
In my opinion, this particular post will be great for your audience to read. You pick some genres that you do not read and tell them why.
Do you think you can complete this challenge?
These are the ten ideas I have come up initially but feel free to add or replace a post idea or two while doing the challenge.
Here is some swag for you to post/re-suse or spread the word about this challenge.
The Complete 10 Day Checklist
Download as pdf: 10-day-book-blogging-challenge
WHEN You have completed the challenge successfully you can even brag about it by displaying the following badge in the colour of your choice:
Three more colours. All badges – Download
NOTE 👉 If you decide to the challenge, please post the link of your posts or the complete challenge below in comments and I will compile those links and spread the word for you. Inspire others!
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