#WQWWC – Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – Farewell

This challenge is hosted by Marsha at Always Write.

Considering that the word ‘Farewell’ can have multiple meanings, I am choosing to post quotes related to friendship and missing friends in the time of the pandemic.

The year 2020 has been tough on everyone and it has not been easy to meet those whom we have taken for granted – our friends or even family. It could be someone you see everyday, occasionally for regular meet-ups or even a co-worker with whom you spend your breaks with. This post is dedicated to friendships and relationships that last no matter the circumstance and distance, but to whom we have said ‘Farewell’ for whatever the duration!

 

“A farewell is necessary before we can meet again, and meeting again, after moments or a lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.” – Richard Bach

 

“No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” – Robert Southey

 

 

 

In another view, I also think saying ‘Farewell’ to 2020, and welcoming 2021 is something that is on everyone’s mind. So here are some quotes to think about.

 

Mount TBR Challenge 2021

I just found this reading challenge hosted by My Reader’s Block and it looks like it will help with clearing up some of the books on my TBR pile.

My Goal: Pike’s Peak – Read 12 books from your TBR pile/s

The Rules:
*Once you choose your challenge level, you are locked in for at least that many books. You are welcome to voyage further and conquer taller mountains after your commitment is met. All books from lower mountains carry over towards the next peak.

*Challenge runs from January 1 to December 31, 2021

*You may sign up at any time–no matter when you see this challenge. All qualifying books read after January 1st count.

*Books must be owned by you prior to January 1, 2021–items requested or ordered prior to January 1, may count even if they arrive in the new year. No library books~. If you’re looking for a library book challenge or one that counts books on your non-owned TBR list, then please see Mount TBR’s sister challenge: the Virtual Mount TBR Challenge.
~The ONLY exception to the library rule: If you own the book in any form and have a reason to check out a version from the library instead, then you may count it. For example–if you own a hard copy, but are planning on taking a trip where listening to the audio version would be a great way to knock out a book while you drive, then by all means check out the audio version and have a wonderful trip! Please check with me if you have questions.

*Rules for Rereads: Any reread may count, regardless of how long you’ve owned it, provided you have not counted it for a previous Mount TBR Challenge.

*Audiobooks and E-books may count provided they are yours prior to January 1. ARCs are also fine.

*You may count any “currently reading” book that you begin prior to January 1–provided you had 50% or more of the book left to finish when January 1 rolled around. I will trust you all on that. The only exception is if you have participated in Mount TBR in 2020 and were unable to finish the book in time for the final Check-in Post. Then–if you finish the book post-January 1, you may count it as your first step of the new challenge.

*You may count “Did Not Finish” books provided they meet your own standard for such things, you do not plan to ever finish it, and you move it off your mountain [give it away, sell it, remove from e-resources, etc.]. For example, my personal rule (unless it’s a very short book) is to give it 100 pages. If I decide I just can’t finish it and won’t ever, then off the mountain it goes and I count it as a victory–the stack is smaller!

*Books may be used to count for other challenges as well.

*Feel free to submit your list in advance or to tally them as you climb.

*A blog and reviews are not necessary to participate. If you have a blog, then please post about the challenge and link that post (not your home page) in the form below. My link provider has limited the number of link “parties” I can have open at a time–so I will be using Google forms for all my sign-up links this year. Non-bloggers may enter their names only without a blog link OR members of Goodreads are welcome to join the Goodreads group HERE.

*If you post on Facebook, Instagram, or other social media to log a book, please use #MountTBR2021.

* As I have in the past, I will have a headquarters link in the left hand side-bar which will offer links to this original post, monthly review links, and the final wrap-up. I will update it at the beginning of the new year The Headquarters will also have a link to a list of our climbing crew with their commitments.

Happy New Year!

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2015 has been a great year for redpillows with regard to book promotions and reviews. I would like to thank all the authors who have given me the opportunity to read your lovely books and reviewed them. I would also like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all the readers of my blog.

Looking ahead, I hope to continue the same trend of book reviews and promotions! Do not hesitate to comment, like or share the content.

I have signed up for the 2016 reading challenge on Goodreads.