Joining the Hop a bit late today..... but I think I can get some hopping done this weekend! The Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jennifer over at Crazy for Books, and lets us all visit each other from Friday-Monday -- visiting blogs we know, finding new blogs, and generally having fun! This week's question comes from Alex, who asks: "What do you consider most important in a story: the plot or the characters?"
Hoppin' through the tinsel......
I thought about this for a minute and realized that while characters are important, the plot is what I usually find most interesting. I can like the characters, but if the story basically goes nowhere, I lose interest. That being said, the plot can be a great one, but without interesting characters, can fall flat. So ... it's hard to choose between one or the other --- I suppose I like a decent balance between the two. The one thing I do note is that I don't have to like characters to find them interesting; but if they're flat, or badly written, I stop caring about them ... and then stop caring about the story.
Easy-sounding question, but tricky to answer!!! Happy Hopping, everyone!
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