Friday, December 17, 2010

Blog Hop

Time again for the Book Blogger Hop, hosted by Crazy-For-Books!  This week's question is: 
"What do you consider the most important in a story: the plot or the characters?"

This is a hard one to answer, because really I need both in a story.  It's a boring answer, I know, but I really need both of them in a balanced amount to enjoy the story.  I don't want so much plot and so little character that I don't care about or identify with the characters.  But at the same time, I'm not a huge fan of books that have no plot and are all about a character's development.  So, my wishy-washy (typical) answer is both are equally important to me.

Also, while you're hopping, hop over to Deepali's blog, E-volving Books, where I'm a featured guest today!  Bonus pictures of me in my pjs included!

10 comments:

  1. Lol, I think it's ok not to be able to choice. It wasn't right or wrong question :p
    Thanks for visiting our blog and if you're my neighbor I would have kidnapped your cat!

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  2. I prefer both too, but I will have to pick plot if I am forced to choose. The story is what gets me hooked.
    My hop is at Coffee Table Press

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  3. Thanks for coming over to my blog. Really good books have to have both, plot and great characters. But I go with character first all the way. (I love your book buying guide. Great choices!)

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  4. Stopping by to say Hi! I agree that this was a difficult decision. In the end I choose plot, but went back and forth about twenty-seven times. By the end of the hop I might change my mind again… Stop by and say hi when you get a chance!

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  5. Hi hope you have a Happy Holiday. I agree you need a bit of both to make a good book. But then been changing my mind for hours now lol.

    My Follow Friday/Book Blogger Hop

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  6. 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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  7. *Hops around* Thanks for hopping by on our blog! I'm a new follower. ^_^

    ~Mithee
    The Deranged Book Lovers

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  8. 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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  9. Hey! Hope you had a good hop :)
    Have a good week and holiday ahead!

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  10. I think saying both is a great response, because it's true!! The best books are both! Hope you enjoyed the weekend!

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