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April Fool's ChallengeApril Book Blogging Events

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  • The Fool’s Challenge hosted here at Parajunkee. An 11 day event of Foolish Interactions and special Fool for Books gushing extravaganzas. You ready for it?
  • Once Upon a Time VIII runs from Friday, March 21 – June 21, 2014. This is a reading and viewing event that encompasses four broad categories: Fairy Tale, Folklore, Fantasy and Mythology, including the seemingly countless sub-genres and blending of genres that fall within this spectrum.
  • LGBT Month hosted by Laura @ Laura Plus Books and Cayce @ Fighting Dreamer.  It runs throughout the month of April and it’s here to celebrate LGBT+ readers, LGBT+ authors and of course LGBT+ books. Sign ups are open!!
  • Sequel Spring runs from March 20 – June 20, 2014. The goal is to read as many sequels as possible. The blog hosts are new to the community – so signup and show some love and support 🙂 Blogging Inspiration –



Buzzfeed Authors InspirationSpring Clean Your Blog

  • 10 Tips to Keep Your Blog Fresh #BB101 talks about ideas for giving your blog a new look – not a full on facelift – but some botox injections to make it look new again. Just this week, I changed my color scheme, the header and the look of my sidebar. I can’t stop looking at it!
  • Spring Clean your Blog + Try Something New also has some things you can do to freshen up your blog, and not let the “behind the scenes” get too disorganized.
  • 24 Quotes to inspire you to write, for writer – but you can apply their inspiration to blogging also!
  • 5 Easy Ways to Jazz Up Your Blog has some interesting ideas, like using PicMonkey to create graphics for your posts (ree).
  • A case for Letting That Post Breathe! One blogger talks about why she (happily) doesn’t post everyday and kinda wishes her fave bloggers wouldn’t post so much either 🙂
  • When was the last time you revamped your “About Me” page on your blog? I like how this blogger not only re-did hers, but then made a blog post to re-introduce herself to readers – Have We Met Before? And isn’t that “About the Blogger” Bingo Card incredibly creative?!
  • And if you do want to give your blog a makeover, check out this list by Read.Write.Discuss with her favorite designers of Minimalist Themes for Blogging.