March Magics Wrap-up

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(pinterest; reminds me of Tom Lynn from Fire and Hemlock)

March draws to a close… I can’t believe how fast this month swept by! I wish I’d been a bit more organized so that I could participate more deeply in March Magics… but what I did do was so much fun anyway, and I greatly enjoyed the DWJ love throughout the blogosphere! (Terry Pratchett, too, of course… but I’m not (yet) a fan since I haven’t read any, so…)

And since I never did do a post with favorite fan-art, I’ve got some DWJ-ish pics — either fan-art or things that remind me of her books — scattered throughout my wrap-up-post because WHY NOT! (They none of them belong to me; I’m linking back to where I found them on Pinterest.)

As for my experiences of the month, they are as follows… In lists. BECAUSE LISTS.

Posts:

Reading:

  • I did read Deep Secret by Diana Wynne Jones and greatly enjoyed it! I wanted to review it but haven’t managed that yet… It’s hard to review DWJ books.

  • But other things came up so I have yet to delve into Terry Pratchett’s Guards! Guards! Which is a pity because it would have been the perfect excuse to try my first Pratchett… But I’m still looking forward to it and will definitely read it very soon. 🙂
  • It doesn’t really count because I didn’t listen to the whole thing, but I’ve been hearing smatterings of Enchanted Glass around the house — getting the fam hooked on DWJ; like a boss. 😉 I’ve read it before but it’s fun hearing snatches of it again!
  • I really wanted to do some rereading but didn’t manage it… Next year! (And/or, ya know, the rest of this year… I’m not picky. :P)

Other stuff:

  • I had an absolute BLAST with the Diana Wynne Jones Twitter Party on the 25th. I’d never “been” to a Twitter party before, and couple that with not usually running across people who talk about DWJ and suddenly being swamped with links and reviews and thingsF, and I was basically in book heaven. IT WAS SO FUN! ^_^

  • I also went on a DWJ quote-liking binge on Goodreads. ‘Twas marvelous.
  • And I had SO much fun reading everyone else’s posts/reviews!
  • I had some ideas for some other posts but never did get to them, I’m afraid, and I definitely did not schedule my reading etc. very well this month, but what little I did do was still marvelous fun!
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(pinterest; I don’t even know who they’re supposed to be but they look very DWJ-ish to me. Sophie & Howl? Chrestomanci & Millie?)

(If you’ve missed the excitement, do check out the link-up post with all the other awesome posts, and you can find the remains of the twitter party under the hashtags #MarchMagics and #DWJMarch.)

Many thanks to Kristen @ We Be Reading for hosting this magical month of appreciation for Diana Wynne Jones and Terry Pratchett! I absolutely loved it and I’m already looking forward to next March! ^_^

(Next year, I will be PREPARED! >:D)

Happy March Magics, everyone!

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16 thoughts on “March Magics Wrap-up

  1. I didn’t really get a chance to celebrate March Magics at all . . . except I reread Going Postal and read Witches Abroad right at the end of March, so I guess that counts? Still, I’m glad you were able to celebrate at least a little bit. (Also, all that fanart is gorgeous.)

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  2. All the fun DWJ things!!! 😀 I may just have to do this next March. I don’t know, we’ll see. But honoring DWJ for a full month seems like a thing I totally should do. *nods*

    I ADORE all the pics you put on here!

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    • It would be fun if you did! 😀 I know I’m definitely going to try to manage my time better next time… XD It’s a lot of fun. 😉
      Thanks! I just broke down and made a whole DWJ pinterest board… 😉

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  3. I will be prepared next year, as well! Thanks for drawing my attention to March Magics! I enjoyed your posts and getting in on the tail end of the fun!

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