Thursday, December 23, 2010

Question of the Midweek [2]


So I was aiming for Wednesday, and obviously I missed!
Here's the question for what's left of this week:

Do you ever make notes while you're reading? Maybe to help you remember stuff for when you're writing reviews?
I do, but then most of the time I lose my notes. That's why my reviews are so long & rambling!



Real quick word about the contest:
As soon as I get home from work, I'm going to finish tallying up the results, and the winners will be announced on Christmas Eve!
:)

10 shout-outs!:

Melissa said...

I probably should do so, but I usually don't. I think it's too hard for me to stay focused on the story if I'm going over the details in my head at the same time...it would help me remember though, eh? ;)

Adriana said...

I do this sometimes. I'm usually too into the book to write anything down though.

StefanieEmmy said...

I usually do take notes because I tend to forget to mention important things in the review otherwise. ;) But now and then a book comes along that is so gripping that I simply can't spare the time to take notes xD

Kristina Barnes♥ said...

I do take notes. If I own a book, I'll make the notes in the margins. I highlight my favorite passages, also. But recently, with my memorable quotes section, I started writing my notes down on post-its since I sometimes lose WHERE I put my notes down. Sure, it makes reading a book a bit longer, but I'm a forgetful person and would rather remember what the heck I want to say. :P

Stray said...

I sometimes take notes but others don't. It depends on whether I have something to write on and with. Pieces of paper that are also my markers are my favorite options

Natalie (Mindful Musings) said...

I tend to use post its to make notes. A lot of times, I stick them on the inside of the front cover so they don't get in my way and I don't lose them! Lol.

jennylferguson said...

I used to make notes in my early undergrad days, but I wrote them right in the books which for one ruined my books and two, I could never find the right note on the right page anyway!

Now I don't make notes. When I review I guess I figure if it didn't stick in my head, then it wasn't worth mentioning. (I do however, occasionally dog-ear pages I want to reference in a review... :) )

Jessica said...

I have thought about making notes, but ive never actually done it.
I just store all the points in my head, however, I probably will start (keeping notes) soon.

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

I am a serious note taker. Totally essential for my writing process. Great question :)

Merry Christmas!

Unforgettable said...

I have a big problem taking notes. They usually end up in doodles. But my brain works just fine so no worries.

 
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