Character or Plot?

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What’s more important to you? Real, three-dimensional, fleshed-out fascinating characters? Or an amazing, page-turning plot?

(Yes, I know, they are both important. But if you had to pick one as being more important than the other?

Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

48 responses

  1. […] Thursday: Characters vs. Plots Posted on December 15, 2011 by Palm Trees & Bare Feet Booking Through Thursday by Booking Through […]

  2. Added second article to this week’s question. Having a bit of a Christmas melt-down. Here is my response http://edwardsgranddaugther.blogspot.com/2011/12/bah-hum-bug.html

  3. […] Through Thursday is a weekly meme about books and reading. This week’s question is What’s more important to you? Real, three-dimensional, fleshed-out fascinating […]

  4. […] BTT asked: What’s more important to you? Real, three-dimensional, fleshed-out fascinating characters? Or an amazing, page-turning plot?  (Yes, I know, they are both important. But if you had to pick one as being more important than the other? […]

  5. Patricia @ Lady with Books

    Hello dear book bloggers!

    My answer can be found HERE

  6. Good topic, and super timely to my writing life! Here’s my response: http://lialexis.com/2011/12/15/character-vs-plot/

  7. Very good question this week. Here is my Booking Through Thursday.

  8. Just click on my name to see my post

  9. I’ll pick character-driven novel, and here is why.

  10. My answer is here http://meganm922.blogspot.com/2012/01/booking-through-thursday_05.html (Spoiler alert, I chose characters.)

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