Let’s talk about anything bookish!
If you have been a reader on my blog for a few months, you will know that I had been in an on-and-off book slump of sorts and I have managed to get out of that funk fairly quickly!
So, I decided to share my tips of getting out of a slump and even how to avoid it! Are you still with me?
ONE: Reread your favorites
One of the things I do is reread my favorites. This is because I KNOW that I would enjoy these books because I have already read them. So, I KNOW what I would be getting. Sometimes, I reread a couple of favorites and it usually gets me out of my slump.
TWO: Try different formats
I try to alternate between reading and listening to audiobooks. I listen to audiobooks during my work commute but I also listen to it while working out, doing chores, and sometimes while playing mobile games. At night, I read, usually digitally. But it does help to have a variety of formats to break the monotony.
THREE: Avoid binge-reading
I am guilty of binge-reading but I usually get into a slump after a binge reading an author, a series, or a genre. So, avoid it at all cost or risk getting into an epic slump.
FOUR: Alternate between different genres or sub-genres
I also alternate reading between different genres or subgenres to help me out and avoid the dreaded reading slump. However, I still fail at this most of the time because I tend to read multiple books in one genre. Obviously, I get into another slump when this happens. I guess I never learn.
FIVE: Reading breaks
Try not to read for a day or two. This really helps me and invigorates my reading mood. This helps me avoid any slump that is about to happen.
Want to know if you are currently in a reading slump? Take the quiz to find out!
I’m going to ask this question again and again in my posts but I still want to know what you do if you are in a slump.
So please, give me more ideas!