Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Dewey Reading Challenge - A Mini-Challenge

Dear Dewey,

It is hard to believe that the reading challenge created in your honour is almost over with. Time has sure flown! I had meant to read and write more letters, but with your blog down it doesn't really work for my letter writing method. So, I am returning today with one final moment in your honour. It is the wrap-up mini-challenge for the Dewey Reading Challenge, which doesn't technically occur until December, but the challenge participants are welcome to begin whenever they want.

Your blog was all about community building and your influence is living on through the 24-hour Read-a-thon, Weekly Geeks, and other blog events. So now the challenge is for the members of your reading challenge to take a page from your book and do something for the good for the community. It could be something you would do anyways, like participating in Weekly Geeks, or it could be something new like starting your first reading challenge. The point is to either make difference in the blogging community or to start something new and then post about it. You can also do something in your own community; it doesn't just have to be the blogging one. It is not for me to tell you what to post, though. It is your decision if it fits.

I hope this post makes sense! It is one of those things that sounds right in my head, but I am not sure how well it conveys on the screen. Please ask if you have any questions!


  1. This is a great idea, Kelly.I will be thinking of a way to honor Dewey's memory.

  2. It is a great idea that certainly fits right in with the spirit of what Dewey brought to this community.

  3. I think your post makes perfect sense. I wish Dewey's blog was still around. It seems so sad that it's not. I wish I had read more for the challenge too. But you certainly have the right idea.

  4. I can't believe I hadn't commented here yet - I swear, I commented in my head :P Anyway...I think that things Chris and I are planning that I told you about the other day is perfect for this.

  5. I think this is a great idea, and very Dewey! I just posted about it. And I'm curious to know what things Nymeth and Chris are planning. :)


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