#VASRP Wrap Up

Friday, September 9, 2016

Hi Everyone!

Just stopping by to wrap up the program I was hosting, the Virtual Adult Summer Reading Program (#VASRP) with Octavia at @ReadSleepRepeat. I cannot believe that it is already over! I hope that those of you who participated had a great time. I sure did and now I can successfully say that I have co-hosted a readathon. This was a first for me and I am so glad that I got to try out this side of the readathon process. I have discovered that I really enjoy it!

Here are a few things I learned along the way...

1) Creating a plan ahead of time was great. This helped me to know where I should go at all times and this was key to the success of the project.

2) 3 months is a very long readathon. It was fun and I am glad we had the mini-challenges, but sometimes when things last that long it is easy to get 'distracted.'

3) The Twitter chats were awesome and so much! I am so grateful for Octavia's help in those. She kept the conversation flowing!

4) Having helper bees to get the word out like @brittany_reads was awesome! :) Thank you!

5) The participants were the best part of this program! Thank you guys for taking a chance on this and trying this out with us. You're the best!

In addition to co-hosting, I read along with the program. While I enjoyed that, I think at times it was hard to stay focused on doing both. I am happy though with the 12 books I finished.

Did you participate in the program? What did you think?

Happy Reading!

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