Level up! 600 Posts

Over 9000 - Number of posts? It's over 600!

As a RPG gamer, I always think that the first few levels are intentionally easy

  • Level 1: set up the blog
  • Level 2: Publishing the first review
  • Level 3: Getting the first views from readers through search engines
  • Level 4: Publish 5 reviews
  • Level 5: Publish 20 reviews
  • Level 6: every day a hit – constant traffic
  • Level 7: first follower
  • Level 8: Publish 50 reviews
  • Level 9: 5 views daily
  • Level 10: Publish a guest review
  • Level 11: Schedule a review
  • Level 12: Attract a pingback
  • Level 13: 50 ARC Reviews
  • Level 14: 500 Likes
  • Level 15: 600 Posts

My last Level up! 500 Likes was just a month ago.

Mid February, I pledged to read a story a day and write reviews. So far, it went well, and my last milestone of 500 posts has been just 3 months ago at 21.5.2020. It’s good to look back and remember, even in sour, COVID19 plagued times. So, what’s been going on in these last 3 months?

Since then, the Award Season has struck my review batch: Lots of reviews for stories in the Locus Awards, Hugo Awards, and Nebula Awards. I consistently don’t hit the winners, so you might take me as a counterindicator for those awards.

Currently, I am seriously NetGalley addicted and file too many requests. It feels like a carrot-on-a-stick sometimes, but I can’t help reaching out for those lovely ARCs. I guess, it has a lot to do with my two years reading slump and wanting to ride the publication wave. Let’s just say “R.I.P TBR shelves”. But I also managed to squeeze in a few non-ARCs, like

There weren’t too many posts outside of reviewing SF&F (and those level up posts):

Towards 1000 🙂

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12 Responses to Level up! 600 Posts

  1. Jina Bazzar says:

    Here’s to that #1000! May it arrive sooner than you expect!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. cathepsut says:

    Glückwunsch! Any idea if these milestones are listed anywhere? I had 1000 Likes recently and might have had something with posts as well, but can‘t find it…

    Like

  3. Ola G says:

    Wohoo, congrats, Andreas! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

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