Bout of Books 8.0: Acrostic Book Poem Challenge!

August 24, 2013


Bout of Books

Hey there, people! How's the reading going? We're on our second last day of the read-a-thon, and frankly, I'm kind of sad about it ending, because then it means my exams are starting!!! Yes, they really are. On Monday. And I'm reading fiction here. Maybe I should've included some of my psych text books in my goals? Hm... But anyway, moving on...

I really like the idea of these mini-challenges during the course of a 'read-a-thon day'. I love reading and all, but sometimes, it's nice to take a short break, and when it's a bookish break - YAY!

I'm pretty excited to be hosting one of today's mini-challenge , and it's actually one of my favourite mini challenge ideas, because my friends and I used to do this all the time, and it brings back so many memories :) Also, I love poetry. Without further ado, here's the challenge:


This challenge has been around for a time now, so i'm sure you know the rules:
- Pick a book! Any book!
- Write the title vertically on a sheet of paper.
- Next to each letter, write an adjective or a line or verse that describes the book.

Easy peasy!

Next, take a snap, if you can or want. Of the book and your poem, or just the book, or just the poem. Anything works. Or make a picture, like I am, on Photoshop or elsewhere and post it! It's more engaging and fun that way, but it's not a big deal if you dont.

And then, link your poem in the comment section!

Only Bout of Books 8.0 participants can participate. Please make sure you're signed up properly.

Prize:
Sorry folks, but no giftcard or book prize! I'm saving for an epic giveaway soon, so I don't have a monetary or bookish prize for you today. And I totally understand of that dampens your enthusiasm to participate. But...

At the end of the read-a-thon, that's tomorrow night, I will pick three of the best (in my and my book buddies' opinions) poems, and they will be featured in a whole other post. Also, if I have read the book, the poem will also get included in my review of the book (with due credit and a link back, of course), and if I haven't read it, I'll make sure to read the book, and when I review it, I'll do the same with that too. Does that sound good?

Here's mine, to get you started, and for an example! :)



Get to sharpening your poetry skills! All the best, ya'll! :)

22 comments :

  1. This is tough and fun at the same time!

    http://ofnowhereland.blogspot.com/2013/08/bout-of-books-saturday-challenge.html

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  2. Mine is here: http://www.bookbunnys.com/2013/08/24/bout-of-books-8-0-day-six/

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  3. Here is my post:
    http://nothingmiss15.blogspot.com/2013/08/acrostic-book-poem-book-challenge.html

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  4. Fun challenge. Here is mine: http://floodbooks.blogspot.com/2013/08/bout-of-books-day-6-update-and-acrostic.html. Thanks for hosting!

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  5. This was tricky... my poem sounds terrible :S Still, it was fun to do it ^_^

    Mine is here: A Cup of Coffee and a Book"

    Thanks for the challenge :)

    XX Ner

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  6. Mine: http://tantoslivrostaopoucotempo.blogspot.pt/2013/08/bout-of-books-80-day-6.html

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  7. I posted mine here: http://alwayslostinbooks.wordpress.com/2013/08/19/rr-bob-aa/

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  8. This was fun! Tho it turned out quite badly haha
    https://twitter.com/thisismjacob/status/371320416025202688

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  9. I liked this one, I kinda used your idea of how to set it up with the picture of the book. Check out my Acrostic

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  10. Here's mine. A bit creepy but then so was the book. So I guess that's good :D

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  11. Here's mine: http://justanotherrabidreader.info/index.php/2013/08/24/bout-of-books-acrostic-poem-challenge/

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  12. This was a fun challenge, here is the link to mine. (I kind of cheated and only used a book with a 4 letter title lol)

    http://pearlthebookgirl.blogspot.com/2013/08/bout-of-books-day-6.html

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  13. Bout of Books 8.0 #139 here!

    Here's the link to my tweet, photo attached: https://twitter.com/mylife_inbooks/status/371380019768983552

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  14. I answered the question in this video: http://youtu.be/2_kJNJZwp1k but here is a written version!
    This was a lot of fun to do!

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  15. Here is mine. Thank you for hosting this challenge.

    http://thoughtsbyadri.blogspot.com/2013/08/bout-of-books-80-sign-ups-goals-and.html

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  16. here is mine: http://caitstruelife.wordpress.com/2013/08/24/bout-of-books-day-6-acrostic-book-poem-challenge/

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  17. Wow - that was a lot of fun. I'm pleased with how my poem turned out...
    Please - let me know what you guys think!
    http://growinguplittle.wordpress.com/2013/08/25/acrostic-book-poem-challenge/

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  18. These are my favorite! I like the added incentive to Photoshop it! Here's mine!

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=604448472940930&set=a.602571059795338.1073741825.134143833304732&type=1

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  19. This was fun! Here's mine: http://inspirationflies.blogspot.com/2013/08/day-6-bout-of-books-update.html

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  20. Been enjoying these challenges and here's mine at Shelf Stacker: http://shelf-stacker.com/2013/08/bout-books-8-0-read-ergo-write-challenge/

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