1. 2010 Global Reading Challenge: Expert Level

Read two novels from each of these continents in the course of 2010:
North America (incl Central America)
South America
Add two novels which are set in Antarctica.

Select novels from fourteen different countries or states.

2. 12 in 2010

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to set a goal, and write 12 stories that fulfill that goal over the course of the year. I’ve chosen to write a story themed around each month. One for each month of the year.


1. Paid Account at Dreamwidth: $35 for a year’s worth of paid account

2. Amnesty International: $20/month


1. Bright Star

2. An Education

3. The Boat that Rocked

4. Synecdoche, NY

5. Adam

6. Let the Right One In

7. Crazy Heart

8. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

9. Moon

10.  Star Trek (For Keeps)

11. Sherlock Holmes (For Keeps)

12. Iron Man (For Keeps)

13. The Incredible Hulk (For Keeps)

14. Fredrika Stahl – Tributaries

15. Meaghan Smith

16. Caravan Palace – Caravan Palace

17. SomethingALaMode – Little Bit of Feel Good

18. Robin McKelle – Modern Antique

19. Cydney Robinson – Spokesman for the Shoeless

20. Hey Marseilles – To Travels & Trunks

21. Rachel Goodrich – Tinker Toys

22. Mayer Hawthorne – A Strange Arrangement

23. Gavin Glass – Holy Shakers

24. Melisssa Laveaux – Camphor & Copper

25. Kate Schutt – Telephone Game


1. Laptop

2. Synchronizing cord for Sansa Plus mp3 player*

3. External Hard Drive

4. Microsoft Office Suite

5. Earphones