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Movie Cast Mondays

February 8, 2010

Hey! First of all, I’d like to thank everyone who has visited my blog, left a comment, and chosen to “follow” me. It means a lot that you would take the time, read what I have to say, and give me positive feedback. I’d also like to thank Kimberly Derting for all her help and for blogging/tweeting about my blog. Her debut novel comes out in March and is called The Body Finder. It’s an amazing debut and I can’t wait to post my review for it. Go to my links page for a link to her blog.

Okay, so the point of this post is to explain a feature that I will most likely start next week and it’ll be called “Movie Cast Monday”. Every Monday I’ll select a book and include a summary for those who haven’t read it. The point is to have people leave comments regarding who they’d like to see star in a movie adaptation of the selected book. I’ll probably leave it “open” until Friday of the same week. On Friday, I’ll either post the most suggested actors and/or my own cast.

I’m still working on it, so keep an eye out for another post with more concrete details/instructions. In the mean time, feel free to leave a comment with any thoughts or suggestions. Personally, I think this is a cool idea since I love to come up with a fictional movie cast. I’ve also received positive feedback on this idea and I’d love to receive more, whether it’s positive or negative. I know there’s a bunch of fan sites and individual posts for fans to discuss their casting choices, but I don’t think something like “Movie Cast Monday” has been done before. If it has, I apologize. 🙂

I have a few more things in store for the blog and I hope everyone is as excited as I am to see how it all pans out.

DJ

EDIT: I’ve just been informed that Natalie over at Mindful Musings does this and it’s called the same thing. Sorry, Natalie!

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5 Comments

  • Reply Heather February 8, 2010 at 9:45 pm

    Great idea! We love doing this in my online book club.

  • Reply Kimberly Derting February 8, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    I’m so excited about Movie Cast Monday!!!

  • Reply Amanda Mae Wenger February 9, 2010 at 2:47 am

    I’m excited! This is a great idea-can’t wait to see what the first book in the lineup is so I can put my two cents in!

  • Reply Aye.Me? February 9, 2010 at 6:43 am

    Natalie of Mindful Musings does this. Same name and everything.
    It is an awesomely fun idea. 🙂

    Here are the posts she’s done so far:
    http://themindfulmusingsbookblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/movie-cast-mondays.html

  • Reply Jane Hazle February 9, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    Good for you, DJ! I signed on as a follower! Reminds me that I need to get going on this year’s blog project in English class. Keep up the writing!

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