Book Arts Improv: Call #4

Book Arts Improv logoWelcome to the final week of the 4th Annual Book Arts Improv!

In case you’re new here, in a nutshell, the Improv is a four-week stretch of improvisational bookmaking. Depending on the content and complexity of the book, an edition of three or more will be created each week.

Here’s the last call for suggestions:

  1. Wishing that there were a pill I could use to treat this in other people.
  2. This should really become a national holiday.
  3. An unfortunate allergy.

To participate in the Improv, just comment on this post with a response for each of the three categories listed above. I’d like to keep this suitable for all audiences, so please, nothing offensive.

I will accept suggestions until 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 28th. On that day, one entry will be selected at random and not only will that person’s suggestions be used for that week’s book, but the winner will also receive a copy of the book.

This week is also your last chance to get an entry in for the big prize – a set of books that includes each of the four books created during the Improv.

Everyone who has posted suggestions for each week will be entered into a drawing (one entry per person, per week). If you have participated in the Improv for more than one week, each week’s post will count as one entry – if you’ve been following me for four weeks, then your odds are better.

One more thing – if the grand prize winner has already won one of the books earlier in the month, then I’ll send the remaining three books in the set. Another drawing will then be held for the remaining book. Hopefully that all makes sense.

Good luck to everyone!

14 Responses to “Book Arts Improv: Call #4”

By Shira Lea Thompson - 26 January 2014 Reply

1. Selfishness
2. National Read A Book Day
3. Food

By Kris Stewart - 26 January 2014 Reply

1. Hate
2. National Bacon Day
3. Sleep

By marcia - 26 January 2014 Reply

1. know-it-all-ness
2. national dessert day
3. gluten

By Louis J. Cassorla - 26 January 2014 Reply

1. religion
2. Scientists’ Day
3. water

By Tracy - 26 January 2014 Reply

1. Intolerance for people who are different
2. Custard Eating
3. Cleaning

By Beth Cassorla - 26 January 2014 Reply

2)Do Nothing Day

By Amy - 27 January 2014 Reply

1. fixing bad makeup
2. Hug Day
3. cupcakes

By Ellen - 27 January 2014 Reply

1. Gregariousness
2. Take your cat to work day
3. dusty old books

By Christine - 27 January 2014 Reply

1. A pill for Me, Me, Me syndrome
2. Take your pet to work day
3. Allergic to babies

By Brea - 27 January 2014 Reply

1. rudeness
2. National Make Art Day! No school, no work, just art.
3. allergic to relaxing

By Michelle Lawrence - 27 January 2014 Reply

1. That facial expression – the one where they go around looking like they are smelling something offensive all the time.

2.National ‘sleep 8 or more hours all in a row’ Day.

3. Plastic (of any type) allergies.

By Chris Campbell - 27 January 2014 Reply

1. Immunity to my subtle charms
2. Thursday (It’s a holiday!)
3. Antihistamines

By Jill A. - 28 January 2014 Reply

1. Suffering
2. National Appreciate the Small Stuff Day (imagine life without zippers, deodorant or Scotch Tape…or running water, adequate food, and shelter, for that matter)
3. Kindness

By velma - 28 January 2014 Reply

1. stupidity
2. January
3. kissing

So what do you think? I'd love to know!

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