Book Blogging: 20 Cool Book Blogging Ideas
One of the latest trends in book blogging is character blogging. Basically, you choose your favorite book character and blog about him/her/it. Sound simple? Actually, it isn’t. This kind of blogging requires a great deal of research and knowledge about your subject. To be able to do it properly, you have to know a lot about your character and be able to emulate it’s thinking. We have compiled a list of 20 best characters to blog about.
Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald – One of the greatest characters ever. Yossarian, Catch-22, Joseph Heller – If you have a penchant for absurd anti war humor, Yossarian is your man. Aureliano Buendia, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez – One of my favorite books. Marquez paints sucha vivid and detail picture of Buendia’s life that it makes it easy to write about it.
Scarlett O’Hara, Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell – Something for the girls. We could all use some of Scarlett’s spirit these days.
Winnie the Pooh, Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne – One of the oldest children’s characters, Winnie the Pooh offers plenty of opportunities for blogging about childhood. Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – In a world of CSI TV shows, Holmes would be welcome refreshment. Sometimes all the fancy equipment can’t replace the brain power. The Invisible Man, Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison – Imagine a world through the eyes of a invisible man. Hamlet, Hamlet, William Shakespeare – How would the Danish Prince feel about our age? Lord of the rings, J. R. R. Tolkien Gandalf – Gandalf knows al the secrets of the Middle Earth. Maybe he’ll share them with us.
Aragorn – There are so many possibilities with Aragorn, since he’s gone to a very dramatic transformation in the book, from a Strider to the most powerful king of Middle Earth.
Frodo Baggins – What news of the Shire will Frodo bring us?
12. Sauron – While maybe the unusual choice, Sauron would be very interesting person to blog about.
Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin
Tywin Lannister – Lord of Casterly Rock is one of the most powerful men in Westerlands.
Tyrion Lannister - One of the most colorful characters in Martin’s world. His view of the world that surrounds him promises a very eventful blog.
Eddard Stark – Winter is coming. ‘Nuff said.
Jon Snow – A bastard child of Eddard Stark, raised to the honor of Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch.
Daenerys Targaryen – Dany has been through so much that any blog about her will have to be a long one. You won’t lack material for writing if you choose her.
The Twilight Saga, Stephenie Meyer
Bella Swan – Another option for the girls. With her constant doubts, Bella would be very inspirational to write about.
Edward Cullen – Cute vampire, what else do you need?
Jacob Black – A werewolf in love with human, Jacob is very easy to write about. Give it a try.