This meme was created for YA Midnight Reads as a discussion post of all things bookish.
HELLO there fellow book nerds! I think it’s become a thing that I write these discussion posts literally around midnight. And well, this time I’m not really tired so no more drunk posts from me (FOR NOW) because it is the school holidays and WHO THE HECK GOES TO BED EARLY WHEN YOU HAVE ALL DAY TOMORROW TO SLEEP? Amirite?
Anyhoo, today I wanted to talk about types of posts! I’ve always loved original content on blogs and unique memes so I thought I’d mention some of my favourite ones.
1. Discussion Posts
Guys, I absolutely love discussion posts. I love reading them, I love writing them and I love discussing my thoughts with fellow bloggers! I think discussion posts make you know the blogger more, (well for me that’s certainly the case) and you get to really connect with other people. And that’s one of the great things about blogging–connecting with other people with same/similar interests. And personally, not to offend anyone, when I’m reading a blog that only has reviews and doesn’t reply to comments or have a social media account, I sometimes just don’t feel like I’m actually talking to someone, if that makes sense. I feel like discussion posts make you get to know the blogger better through conversation and discussion; that’s why I love these types of posts.
2. Some Memes
Memes such as Top Ten Tuesday and Waiting on Wednesday are my absolute favourite. I love seeing what others are anticipating–and it also introduces me to a bunch of books that I’ve never heard of. Seriously, without WoW, I wouldn’t have discovered so many titles that I cannot wait to read. And while that means an overflowing TBR list, too many is so much better than no books on the TBR, right?As for TTT, they’re really helpful for me as a reader. I was searching for some horror novels the other day and I just went through some old TTT topics and found one that was exactly what I was looking for. And now I have way too many horror/scary novels that I can possibly read. These memes are not only fun to read, but they’re really helpful.
Reviews are what I rely to see what to expect in a novel. I don’t tend to read reviews of books that I am just about to read as they’ll contaminate with my thoughts but I do have the tendency to check ratings on Goodreads so I know what to expect. It’s never fun going into a book that I think is gonna be really good only to find out every one hated it on GR. Having an idea of what to expect is helpful as a guideline. Reviews are the most helpful things out there in the bloggy world, they help me decide what to not read–like if they mention a trait I detest–and what to reconsider–if they mention a trait that I love.
4. Guest Posts
I have no idea why I love these exactly, but I just do. And they don’t even have to be author guest posts. I equally love ones by bloggers. It’s interesting to read about someone’s view of a certain issue or topic.
What are your favourite types of posts? Anything I didn’t mention?
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