Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Blogging for Bliss

I wanted to join in on Sian's Pass the Book party.  But with a slight twist.

Here's the book that is ready to "pass":
Book Description (lifted from Amazon.com)

Today’s crafting community is online, connected, and blissfully blogging about their work and ideas. Blogging is hot in this highly creative world—and here is the only how-to book aimed directly at them. Everyone from knitters and beaders to scrapbookers and altered artists will find the practical information and visual inspiration they need to create an artful online journal.

Thanks to hundreds of gorgeous screen grabs from the very best blogs, a thorough introduction to the tools of the trade, and instructions that virtually take you by the hand, even beginners will swiftly go from blank screen to colorful, enticing pages. Those who already have a blog, but want to enhance their presence on the Web, will learn how to add banners and graphics, take the perfect shots, crop and size photos, establish links, and attract an audience of eager readers.

Blogging for Bliss is 156 pp, with inspiring photos on EVERY page!!!

Here's how my version of Pass the Book will work:

This book was a Christmas gift from my sister and when it has finished its journey, I'd like it to come home in the end.  So instead of choosing one lucky winner, I'm going to start the book on a round-robin. 

Everyone who wants a chance to get their hands on this book can play! (And if you know someone who would like to be included, but doesn't follow my blog, feel free to pass the information).

To be included, email me your name and mailing address to scrapdreams(at)verizon(dot)net. Make sure to get your email to me by Sunday, November 21st.

On Monday, November 22nd, I will compile the list of readers and send the book off to the first reader with complete instructions attached to the inside front cover.  Depending on the number of readers, each person will have a set amount of time to enjoy the book (I'm thinking approximately 3 weeks) and will then mail it to the next reader on the list.  This will obviously be an honor system, but I trust that everyone who chooses to play along will be considerate of the rest of the participants and only hold onto the book for their alloted time. I will do my best to group readers by geography to save on postage but some of you will have to be willing to pay international shipping - we are a diverse group after all! 

I will ask each reader to email me upon receipt of the book and when they have posted it to the next reader, so I can track its whereabouts.

I'm so excited to do this! Who wants to play???

 

13 comments:

Lee Currie said...

Count me in ... will send off an e-mail :)

Melissa said...

I definitely want to play - will email you with my info! Thanks - sounds like a great book.

scrappyjacky said...

I'd like to play,Cheri.

quiltingfool said...

Me too, please. You have all my info!

Kelly said...

Cool idea! I used to participate in a crafty round-robin where the first person sent a blank book and each recipient decorated a page until the book was full. Loved it!

scrapchick said...

Oh good one - I read this one! Nice idea to join in on!

Cheryl said...

Sounds good Cheri would love to be involved thanks x

Rachel said...

Me, me, me! Emailing you now. :)

Amy said...

I'm in - will email soon :-)

Liberty :) said...

I'm in!!! Sounds like fun!!!!

Sian said...

It's a great book! I had it and then I - passed it on :) I'll be watching its travels round the world

alexa said...

Looks like a great read! Thank-you for the opportunity to join in ...

Cheryl said...

You have the most clever ideas, Cheri!