Yes Hello. It is the 5th of the month of April and here we are again to share more fun things fo Wyrd and Wonder this coming May! Are you excited? I sure am.
Below you can find links to the previous two announcement posts, a recap on what Wyrd and Wonder is again, new announcement information for the readealongs, some graphics and of course some of our pre-content.
What is Wyrd and Wonder?
Wyrd and Wonder is a fun and interactive event that reoccurs every May that focuses on Fantasy. The tag line isn’t Celebrate the Fantastic for nothing. We will appear through blogs and social media on your feeds with all the fantasy we can join together. Anyway you devour fantasy is welcomed, wether this is through consuming books, tv shows, movies, video games or even board games. Do you write fantasy or create art on your blog or website? Or do you love to blog about fantasy? Do you take photos? Or just love to chat about fantasy? Come join us. All celebrations of fantasy are valid for us.
Imyril from There Is Always Room for One More | Twitter | Insta
Lisa from Dear Geek Place | Twitter | Insta
Jorie from Jorie Loves a Story | Twitter
Ariana from The Book Nook | Twitter | Insta
Annemieke from A Dance with Books | Twitter | Insta | Insta
If you know you are going to be ready then you can sign-up here. But no rush. We will appear with the sign-up link and reminders of Wyrd and Wonder frequently!
Lisa will be hosting a readalong for The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black. The questions will be posted on Wednesday. Those will be done in the Twitter Community. To join the community, contact me or any of the hosts. Discussion blog post will go live on Saturdays. You are welcome to join in with your own blog post or leave comments and answers on the blog posts or in the community.
The dates are of course not obligatory. And you can post your responses to the questions before Saturdays. It is just to keep things organized on our end.
|1||Discussion post May 7th||Start to Chapter 5|
|2||Discussion Post May 14th||Chapter 6 to Chapter 11|
|3||Discussion Post May 21st||Chapter 12 to Chapter 18|
|4||Discussion Post May 28th||Chapter 19 to end|
Imyril will be hosting a readalong for The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay. The questions will be posted on Sunday/Monday . Those will be done in the Twitter Community. To join the community, contact me or any of the hosts. Discussion blog post will go live on Thursdays. You are welcome to join in with your own blog post or leave comments and answers on the blog posts or in the community.
The dates are of course not obligatory. And you can post your responses to the questions before Thursday. It is just to keep things organized on our end.
|1||Discussion post: May 5th||Start to Chapter 6|
|2||Discussion post: May 12th||Chapter 7 to chapter 8|
|3||Discussion Post: May 19th||Chapter 9 to chapter 12|
|4||Discussion Post: May 26th||Chapter 13 to end|
As per newer tradition Imyril made a bingocard to check of your books your reading during the event against. Just for fun this time but don’t worry, there will be other giveaways. In fact one has been announced. Scroll a little lower to find that.
dragon image by kasana86 (Wyrd & Wonder 2019)
phoenix image by Sujono Sujono (Wyrd & Wonder 2020)
pegasus image by Svetlana Alyuk (Wyrd & Wonder 2021)
raven image by Olga Yastremska (Spooktastic Reads 2021)
tree wolf image by chic2view (Wyrd & Wonder 2022)
The Graphic for the Fantastic Fives. Look below for the dates. You don’t have to post your response on those days at all. They are just for us to set things up. We can’t wait to see your answers.
|May 1||Top 5 Books We Read Since Last W&W|
Top 5 Books You Read During Previous Wyrd&W
|May 8||Top 5 Forest Fantasy Recs|
|May 15||Top 5 Books Featuring our W&W Mascots|
Dragon, Phoenix, Pegasus, Wolf, Raven
|May 22||Top 5 Single Serve Fantasy|
Short fiction, Novella etc
|May 29||Top 5 From a Fantasy Subgenre|
Come grab the photo challenge graphic. Again one doesn’t have to be on instagram to do this photo challenge. You can post on twitter or make blog posts in reply with photos. Or maybe one of the prompts sparks inspiration for a blog post. We welcome all.
Imyril is hosting a giveaway for the Winnowing Flame Trilogy on their blog for those that sign-up and post at least once within the first 7 days. More giveaways might be coming.
Pre-Content on Blogs and Instagram
You might have already seen it pass you by on your insta feed or on your blog feed but we are doing some pre-content for Wyrd and Wonder. We’re so excited that this is the 5th year.
Jorie and I will be bringing you Top 5 Saturday Wyrd and Wonder edition posts. Jorie will be focusing on sharing top 5 from past W&W from us hosts. And I am focusing on sharing some posts from previous W&W from you all. Here are our posts since the last Wyrd and Wonder announcement post.
ARTWORK on the banners/graphic by chic2view from 123RF.com
The gorgeous wolf image has been licensed for use for this event online. You are welcome to use the banner on your Wyrd and Wonder posts, but please make no changes and always credit the artist!