Friday, 17 December 2010

Book Blogger Hop!

Dear Blog,
I haven't participated in this meme hosted over at Crazy For Books for a few weeks, mostly because I've been too busy.  However, I'm in search of new blogs this week, so I'm participating again.
Anyway. As with every week, a question is posted along with the Linky for participants to answer.  This week it's:

"What do you consider the most important in a story: the plot or the characters?"
My answer: It's an interesting question.  Some books can have entirely suckish plots and incredible characters that still make it excellent; some books have an interesting plot but the most loathesome characters in the universe.  So I think that it's the characters that can matter the most; it's easier for a character to strike a chord with you than a whole plot line.

Well, that's all.  Hop forth, book bloggers.

7 comments:

  1. Hi! I'm trundling through on Blog Hop! Also, I agree with you: characters are more important. I like the point you made that readers can connect more immediately/more strongly with a character than with a plot. Also-also, I like your adorable background and header! V. cute.

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  2. Hello, from the hop.
    Good characters are essential in my opinion too. I enjoy being able to connect with them!
    Have a lovely weekend!

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  3. Yes, I agree. Thanks for stopping by my site! Have a great weekend.

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  4. This might be the best Book Blogger Hop question I've seen to date.

    So what's the answer? Plot! Hop over to my blog and let me tell you how a good plot rescued bad characters from bad book oblivion.

    Howard Sherman
    http://www.howardsherman.net

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  5. New follower, stopping on through to say hi and wish you a Happy Holiday. I am right on the fence and say both.

    My Follow Friday/Book Blogger Hop

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  6. Hopping by from the blog hop.

    Lots of good answers to this week's tough question.

    Stop by my blog to see my answer to this week's question.

    Also check out a design site I found...pretty neat home decorating ideas...it is in the right side panel on my blog.

    http://silversolara.blogspot.com

    Happy Holidays!!

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  7. BTW, love your design...colors are great.

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