Welcome to my September book photo challenge! Join me on Instagram for a fun month of book photography, or play along here on WordPress or on Tumblr or Bloglovin’! Just let me know which platform you’re on so I can come and stalk your pictures 🙂
Want to know more about the prompts? Everything is explained here. Just remember, these explanations are for inspiration or guidance. You can interpret any of the prompts however you choose.
- Journey: The Hogwarts Express will be leaving Platform Nine and Three-Quarters today! Get on it! Or post about another journey altogether!
- Legend: Whether it’s your favourite legend or a character who’s a top bloke or sheila (is there a gender-neutral ocker term? I must investigate), it’s gonna be legen—wait for it…
- Light: BABY, YOU LIGHT UP MY WORLD LIKE… books with fairy lights and shiz.
- Grown-Up: Growing up is a trick. Don’t fall for it. But do post a picture about it.
- Table: The thing that is not a chair. Also, coffee table books, etc.
- Current: Your current read or something a little more… liquid?
- Inside: Not outside.
- Outside: Not inside. Also, nature fun!
- Up: I’ll be starting my trip back to Australia so take a picture of the sky for me!
- Down: What goes up…
- Tote: A tote bag or something else you carry around everywhere.
- Mug: It’s Mug Monday! Post a picture of your favourite mug.
- Fun: It’s Roald Dahl Day! Celebrate with a picture of a fun book!
- Purple: Get yo’ purple on!
- Lesser-known: We all have an obscure book from a favourite author that no one ever talks about.
- Almost: It’s almost the weekend! Time to celebrate!
- Volunteer: Are you a lovely human who volunteers for things? Or is there something you would like to volunteer for? Hunger Games-themed photos also welcome!
- Shelfie: Show off your bookshelves!
- Sea: It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day, me hearties! Post a picture of a sea of books or a book set at sea!
- Storm: I’ll probably getting excited about Empire of Storms for this one but any other storm is also welcome!
- Weak: A weak plot, a weak character or your own personal weakness.
- Hobbit: It’s Hobbit Day! Celebrate Bilbo and Frodo Baggins with a Tolkien-themed photo. Not a Lord of the Rings fan? Post about another magical creature you like, or a short book.
- Reject: Books you’re not a fan of—unhauls, ugly covers, etc.
- Found: A book you worked hard to track down/a quest.
- Banned: Banned Books Week kicks off today! You can find out more about it here.
- Sort: This one can be something to do with your Hogwarts house or it can be sorting out books/bookshelves.
- Paper: A newspaper, the pages of a book, a paperback—anything that tickles your fancy.
- Theory: Headcanons and predictions abound!
- Freebie: Post about anything you like!
- Wrap-up: What books did you read this month?
There we have it! I hope you can join me for the #AmpersandSept16 challenge! Let me know that you’re participating by commenting/reblogging so I can check out your photos!