Category: Discussions

Discussion: Do You Return Books to the Library Unread?

I always find other readers’ habits fascinating and I love to read about them. Mainly to see if there is anyway to make my reading/blogging time more efficient. I never really thought much about today’s question until I read a few posts and tweets about the topic. Now I’m burning with curiosity about other people’s library habits. Do you return books to your library unread? […]

What Are Some of You Favorite Discussion Topics?

This is a shameless call for help and your chance to contribute to the content at Once Upon a Chapter! This week’s discussion is an easy one! What type of discussions/posts do you like to read? Personally I love posts about: blogging tips reader habits pet peeves lists book budget-y type posts memes with photos posts that relate to real life and things outside of […]

How I Whipped My Blogging Self Into Shape

I think anyone who has blogged long term knows it isn’t easy. Blogging is a labor of love. We do it for a variety of reasons and because we’re passionate. I fell out of love with blogging and then was bitten viciously by the blogging bug again in April. I started small; copying and pasting one month’s worth of a meme and a review. The […]

How I Started Once Upon a Chapter

During ALA 2017 in Chicago it came up in conversation how each of us started our blogs. I thought it would be fun to discuss it here. Back in 2010 I was very active on the RT Book Reviews forums. I had several good friends there. I also met Once Upon a Chapter’s co-founder, Lisa, there. We started messaging back and forth, then emailing back […]

Where Have All the Bloggers Gone?

This discussion post came to me when I was updating my blog roll. I had to remove 25% (admittedly that’s only 5) of my blog roll links due to inactivity. This made me inexplicably sad and I thought it worthy of a discussion post. I remember when I started blogging in 2010 there were SO many blogs. Even then a large amount of them were […]