The Future of ECBR

Posted April 14, 2019 by Lory in blog housekeeping / 20 Comments

Girl Reading and a Vase of Flowers – Henri Lebasque, 1914

What does the future hold for this blog? Not long ago I made some noises about shutting it down and concentrating on my new blog, Entering the Enchanted Castle. However, I’ve decided not to do that for the present, so I’ll still be blogging in both places, probably at least till the end of 2019.

Coming up, I’m just going to take a short break because I’m very busy with moving and traveling. I hope to be back sometime in May, but we’ll see how it goes.

Then, looking ahead, I’m planning to host a Robertson Davies Reading Week here in August, something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. You’ll find plenty of great summer reading in this marvelous Canadian author’s work, and I hope you’ll put him on your list.

I want to thank everyone for their encouragement and support! This blog has really been a joy for me, and I look forward to continued conversation with all of you. Have a wonderful spring!

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20 responses to “The Future of ECBR

  1. I’m glad you’re keeping the blog going for now. I hope the move goes well – and I’ll try to take part in the Robertson Davies week!

  2. All the best, Lory. Let me know if you decide to run that Robertson Davies Reading Week and I’ll give it a plug in WUTW. Really pleased you’re keeping the blog going – it would be a real loss to the book blogging community if you went.

    • I’m certainly planning to do it. I’ll post updates as the date draws closer.

      Thanks for your kindness. I’ve gained so much from this community and I’m honored to be a part of it.

  3. So glad that you’re postponing putting ECBR out to grass until August. I’m really enjoying Davies’ Fifth Business so far and eager to see where it goes after an intriguing start, which makes your online celebration a must. From the comments above it looks like you’ll have a lot of support for it too!

  4. Selfishly I am happy you will continue sharing your bookish thoughts with us at least for a while! šŸ˜€

    Good luck with the move. It is stressful, I know.

  5. Very best wishes for moving and travelling!
    (I have brought all the Robertson Davies I own back from my parents’ house and am thinking about what to read for August…)
    Like others, I selfishly hope you’ll keep writing here but whatever you decide to do will be interesting…

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