Writing or Riveting?

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What’s more important: Good writing? Or a good story?

(Of course, a book should have BOTH, but…)

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!

60 responses

  1. Here’s my BTT ~ House Millar series


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  2. Good question. Here’s my My BTT

  3. Difficult question, however you can find my answer here. http://gigianns.blogspot.com

  4. Great question! I just read a book where this thought went through my thought proccess!

  5. Had to think about this one a while. Actually, I’m still thinking about it, but here’s my answer:


  6. Ohh Good One!

    My Booking Through Thursday can be found here 🙂

  7. Patricia @ Lady with Books

    Happy Thursday!

    My answer can be found HERE.

  8. Here’s mine–http://toofond.wordpress.com/2012/01/26/booking-through-thursday-writing-or-riveting/. Thanks for reading!

  9. Oooh, an excellent question to puzzle over this Thursday. I like a book to possess both qualities (of course), but I do have a limit when it comes to one of the aforementioned literary characteristics:


    Thanks for another great writing prompt!

  10. My answer is posted.
    If the writing is bad, I don’t care how riveting the story is.

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  12. For me, it really depends. Though in the end, I suppose it’s the writing.


  13. Thats the perfect question for me right now 🙂

  14. If the writing’s not good, nothing is good.

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