Spectacularly Swanky Saturdays is a monthly blog post filled with fun and original ideas to unite the blogging community and our readers. Though it’s hosted by the “swank six”, we invite everyone to join us on our monthly journey to celebrate our love of all things bookish! Below is a schedule of our monthly events, which will be posted the first Saturday of every month. If you would like to join, please link back or tag myself or one of the “swank six” in your post! You can also post a picture or write what you would like in a comment on our blogs, if you don’t have your own blog to post on! In addition, feel free to put a link to your post in a tweet so that EVERYONE can see it and join in the fun! Just make sure to put the hashtag #SwankySat with it, so we don’t miss it! We can’t wait to see the creative ideas you all come up with! This feature will be such a fun way to interact with other bloggers, readers, and writers, so don’t be shy! Put yourself out there and join in the fun! We welcome everyone!
The “Swank Six” hosts:
Schedule of Events:
April 4th – Personalized Book Spine Poetry!
Create a poem that says something about you with book spine titles! It can be any length, from two books all the way to infinity. Have fun! =)
May 2nd – Create your own Library!
Use pictures! Be Creative! what does your dream library look like?
June 6th – Most Anticipated Release
What is your most anticipated new release of the summer?! Why are you excited for it?! Make this a spotlight on your blog if you would like and help the author promote their masterpiece!
July 3rd FRIDAY – Buddy Read! (PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE TO FRIDAY to observe U.S. Independence Day)
Buddy read a book with a friend and post about it together! Write a review, interview each other, show your reactions throughout the book in memes, BE CREATIVE! Do this post however you would like to while working to connect with someone new!
August 1st – Summer Fling!
Who is your book boyfriend? Tell us how you met and what your relationship would be like! This can be real (i.e. I was reading SJMaas and came across Rowan and was all ?!$%%$*), or it can be a completely made up story (i.e. Walking along the beach, I spotted him. His body was far too perfect to be true with “Rowan” tattooed between his shoulder blades. My eyes must have been tricking me). Have fun with it. 😉
September 5th – Build your Bookshelf!
Create your own dream bookcase. What does it look like? What knick knacks are on it? What books are there? What color is it? Use pictures or just describe it!
October 3rd – Movie Casting!
Cast your favorite book. Who are the main characters? What kind of clothes are they wearing? Why did you pick them?
November 7th – Bookish Interview!
Interview an author, a reader, a blogger, anyone, on anything bookish related! It can be their favorite book, their writing process, their own books, a book they recently read, their blog, etc. This can be anyone from your mom, your sister, your friend, all the way to a famous author or publisher if you have those connections! Feel free to get creative and really make this one something unique and interesting!
December 5th – The Story of ME!
YOU are the main character! Create a story around yourself or just outline who your would be! What type of character are you (I know I would be the bad-ass one)? Who are your friends? What is your obstacle? What are your weaknesses and strengths? What do you look like or dress like? Put yourself in a completely different world if you would like to! Let your mind soar!
January 2nd – Book Art!
With all of that time off, set aside some time to take some books off the shelf and actually MAKE something with them! Stack them up, create a castle, tear them down and make them spell letters, create a picture, use the cover art to make a scene. Do whatever your imagination wishes!
February 6th -TBA
March 5th – Blog Tour!
We are hoping to set up a giant “blog tour” so to speak based on two authors, one YA Contemporary and one YA Fantasy. We will pick a few of their books. You choose which one (or “ones”, if you’re feeling ambitious!) to read and put up a spotlight,