Hey all, it’s Saturday, you know what that means?
I revel in being lazy lol.
But also it’s the weekend for most of us, so yay for that.
Today’s post is more of a way to hopefully give you a laugh than an in-depth look at my process as my process is really…having none lol.
Step 1. Pick Which Book to Read Next
I look through my list to see which one is next to come out chronologically but sometimes it’s not that easy, there’ll be multiple ones coming out within like a two day span of each other. And so it’s just mostly a lot of me being overwhelmed.
Step 2. Read the Book I’ve picked
This is so much harder than it seems, the less time I have to read, the more pressured I feel. But pressured by who you may ask? Me. Myself. Oh, and I. Even though I can read most books in a day, I choose to worry over it until like 10PM and then I settle in to the actual act of reading.
Step 3. In Between Reading Take Copious Notes
I take notes to help me be more critical when writing my review. At least that’s what I’m telling myself I’ll accomplish by taking notes. More often than not I just suck at taking notes as well as writing up reviews.
Step 4. Finally Finish Reading!
I’m pretty good at this step haha, once I finally get into a groove with a book I’ll break it up over one to three days into a few sittings just so I don’t get too bored or distracted unless the book is really gripping.
Step 5. Writing up the Review
At this point I begin to sit there and look over my notes and stare at the laptop. It’s a hard process for me who really just is like ‘I liked it. It was good.’ I never feel I’m qualified enough to write up a review for you all lol.
Step 5A. Forget Everyone’s Names and Have to Look Them up
I don’t know why this happens to me, I’ll remember like one person’s name and it probably won’t be the person I’m actually wanting to write about at the moment so then I have to go back and look.
Step 6. Finish Writing Review and Publish it
I sit there, proud enough of it to just throw it at you all, knowing I finished.
Step 7. JK. It’s Never Done. Pick Another Book
And there you have it, book reviewing, a process!