Celebrating Dickens is extended to March 3rd, 2013 at 11:59 pm (GMT +7)
It’s finally here!—Celebrating Dickens—the reading event to celebrate the 201st anniversary of Charles Dickens. 38 participants have signed up since end of last year, if you haven’t, please do it at once. The sign up will be closed on February 5th, after that you can still join us, but will lose the privilege to be entered in any giveaways during the event.
What will we do during February?
Read and review his works (books, short stories, poems, plays etc.) as well as books about Dickens, watch movies adaptations of his books, share thoughts about Dickens, analyze his famous book’s characters, or share how Dickens has been affecting your life. In short, during February you could post anything, as many as possible, all about Dickens. We will be celebrating Dickens the whole month!
Put your posts links in the linky below, but please don’t forget to check and follow the format before you click the ‘submit’ button :)
Is that all?
No! We are going to have more fun…
Dickens Mini Readalongs
Want to read Dickens with one or more friend(s) so that you can discuss it with them? I have created a Mini Readalongs. You can simply comment in the post if you'd like to join others or to create a new one.
‘Me and Dickens’ Meme & Giveaway
Birthday should get along with gifts! For Dickens' 201st anniversary, you could join 'Me and Dickens' Meme which take place on February 7th, as your special gift to Mr. Dickens. The best part is, it comes with giveaway too (only for participants who sign up by latest February 5th)
Dickens has often been admired for his famous characters. If you are inspired to talk about these characters (either from books you’re going to read for this event or from any Dickens books), you are welcomed to join me in Character Thursdays. Post about your character(s) on Thursday(s) and add the link into the linky in my post on each week.
My birthday happens to be in February too, so I feel rather generous to throw just another giveaway :), this time for all participants who sign up by latest February 5th. All your entries in the linky below would be eligible to win….
Classics book(s) of your choice max. $10 from The Book Depository
I will randomly pick one entry as a winner on March 4th in my wrap up post for the event.
Well…what are you waiting for? Go grab your Dickens and start reading! :)
P.S. If you have any question, you can comment here or mention me (@Fanda_A) on twitter. To discuss or to browse any discussion/updates on this event, simply use hashtag #celebDickens.