Saturday 28 February 2015

Are you ready for Chapter Book Challenge 2015? #ChaBooCha

ChaBooCha starts tomorrow! Are you ready? Feel free to use either (or both) of the two badges (Chapter Book Challenge or ChaBooCha) here on your website or blog as long as you are participating in the challenge. If you know how, please link them to this site ( or

If you blog about the challenge, tweet about the challenge or share it on Facebook (please do), please use the hashtag #ChaBooCha, so that everyone can easily search for your post, tweet, or Facebook share.

You will be receiving e-mails of the blog posts throughout the month of March (during the challenge). You can opt out of those e-mails by e-mailing me at Rebecca (at) Fyfe (dot) net and asking to be removed from the e-mail list for this year. The blog post e-mails will end as soon as the challenge ends.

Have you outlined for the challenge, or are you a "pantser" who just wings it as you go?

As usual, there are loads of prizes lined up for the challenge, and, if you are signed up, all you need to do to enter for most of the prizes is comment on the blog post that features the prize.

Good luck and let's have some fun!

We have an awesome line-up of guests who will be posting during this challenge. I'm in contact with some others who, if they decide to join us, you will be very excited about. (I hope you will be as excited about our guests this month as I am!)

Here's a list of some previous ChaBooCha posts which you will find helpful if you are new to the challenge and haven't read them yet:

Breakdown of Daily Word Count Goals for the Chapter Book Challenge - by Rebecca Fyfe

Writing First Pages - by Rebecca Fyfe

On Writing: Imagination is a Wonderful Thing - by Karen Pokras toz

Humour is the Best - by Adam Wallace

Weather in Writing: 3 How-To Tips - by Angela Ackerman

How Conflict Fuels the Story - by Rebecca Talley

How to Make Writing a Priority in Your Life - Lisa Cherry

Talent Vs. Learning: Do You Have to Be Born to Be a Writer? - by K. M. Weiland

Engaging the Reluctant Reader - by Karen Pokras Toz

Writer's Block - by Adam Wallace

Using Social Media to Help Your Writing - by Melissa Gijsbers

Scheduling Your Writing Life to Maximize Your Output - by Jo Michaels

Childhood Inspirations - by Kimberly Kinrade

10 Things to Remember when Submitting Your Work to an Agent - by Carole Blake

How to Successfully Use Crowdfunding for Your Book Project - by Emma and Margo Gibbs

Happily Ever-Afters: What Makes a Satisfying Chapter Book Ending - by Lee Wardlaw

Balancing Home Life with Your Writing Career - by Barbara Mack

How ChaBooCha Helped Me Grow as a Writer - by Kelly McDonald

On Writing Badly and Redefining Failure  - by Becca Puglisi

Writing Humor for Kids  - by Amie Borst

Magical Realism - Turning Ordinary into Extraordinary!  - by Kimberley Griffiths Little

Planning Your Story: A Checklist for Success  - by Roz Morris

The Education Market and Chapter Books - by George Ivanoff

How to Write 50,000 Words in 14 Days - by Rebecca Fyfe

Series Writing 101 - by Emma Walton Hamilton

How to Reach Kid Lit Readers: Hone in on Power & Control  - by Angela Ackerman

Crafting Convincing Villains - by Julie Anne Grasso

Effectiveness of Chapter Headings Vs No Chapter Headings - by Julieann Wallace

Structuring Your Story  - by Adam Wallace

How to Outline Your Novel before You Write - by Rebecca Fyfe