Booking Through Thursday – DIY

31 May

Booking Through Thursday is a weekly bookish meme held over on Booking Through Thursday!

A while ago, I interviewed my readers for a change, and my final question was, “What question have I NOT asked at BTT that you’d love me to ask?” I got some great responses and will be picking out some of the questions from time to time to ask the rest of you. Like now.

Cathy De Los Santos asks:

If you could write a book, what would it be about, and why? (Though, of course, some of you already HAVE.)

It is one of the things on my ultimate to do list to write a book. When i was younger, a lot younger, i used to make up short stories around the Enid Blyton books.

I do have an idea in my head for a story. It’s a young adult book and it’s not about vampires or werewolves. I don’t have anything against these books, but just how many of them are there out there? I’d like to do something different! It would be a modern-day St Claires or Mallory Towers book. Just see how much influence Enid Blyton has had on me!

Hopefully one day I’ll put pen to paper!

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16 Responses to “Booking Through Thursday – DIY”

  1. laurelrainsnow May 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm #

    Love your idea, especially the part about creating something unique and not the usual trend that’s going on now. Good luck!

    Here’s MY BTT POST

    • shelovestoread June 1, 2012 at 11:17 am #

      thank you, its something that has been in my head for a while!

  2. Rebecca May 31, 2012 at 2:03 pm #

    I hope you get to write your book asap 🙂 Sounds like a great idea and I do agree that there are so many books about werewolves and vampires out there right now! I love Enid Blyton too!

    Here’s my BTT post 🙂
    http://lostinthought-becca.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/booking-through-thursday-1.html

    • shelovestoread June 1, 2012 at 11:18 am #

      thank you, its just finding the time to sit down and get writing it! I do like the vampire books every now and again, just not all the time!

  3. mostraum May 31, 2012 at 2:16 pm #

    Like your idea, and I’m so glad you’ll try to avoid the trends.

    • shelovestoread June 1, 2012 at 11:19 am #

      thank you, i think its always good to go away from the trends 🙂

  4. Book Nympho May 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm #

    Yeah, I’m the same. And when I was younger I created a spin-off series of the Little House on the Prairie books! Don’t know what happened to it but I’m sure it would be funny to read it now. I hope you get to write a book one day! 🙂

    • shelovestoread June 1, 2012 at 11:19 am #

      I havent yet read the little house books, i cant wait to read them though!

  5. Bev@My Reader's Block May 31, 2012 at 4:24 pm #

    That sounds like a great idea! The book world does seem to be flooded with paranormal right now. It’d be nice to see something else out there…go for it!

    Here’s my BTT

    • shelovestoread June 1, 2012 at 11:20 am #

      I do like paranormal every now and again, but sometimes it is too much!

  6. gautami tripathy May 31, 2012 at 4:46 pm #

    I loved Enid Blyton books and always ued think about plots! Go ahead, write one!

    Here is my BTT post!

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