Friday, December 17, 2010

Blog Hop (09) & Follow Friday (10)

Book Blogger Hop
The Book Blogger Hop is a meme sponsored by Jennifer at 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 difficult question. When I choose a book to read, it's because of the plot but if I start reading it and the characters aren't dynamic and well developed I quickly lose interest. If you have a great plot and horrible characters, the story will flop. The same will happen if you have amazing characters and a poor plot so both are very important.

HI! Welcome to my blog! I am participating in Follow Friday hosted by Parajunkee's View.
Hop on please leave comment, link your blog, and follow, and I will follow you as well.
This week's question is: 
"What did you study in college, or are currently studying and did it lead to your current 9 to 5 or are you doing something totally different?"
I'm still studying! I studied International Relations and right now I'm working on my Master's Degree in Strategy.


  1. I have 0 knowledge of business or related, but Strategy sounds very, very cool! :D

    Here's my Blog Hop & Follow Friday

  2. That sounds great! I wish I had some awesome goals like that, but I'm still trying to figure out what it is I'm good at. Maybe I'll go to college again someday. I'm a new follower! My hop is at Coffee Table Press

  3. Old follower hopping by :)

    I'm a lot more forgiving about a mediocre plot as long as the characters are good.

    Best wishes with your degree. Strategy sounds interesting. Hope you have a nice weekend!

  4. Hi old follower here, Good Luck with your degree and Hope you have a Happy Holiday.

    My Follow Friday/Book Blogger Hop

  5. Thank-you for visiting my blog! Plot and characters really do go hand in hand. You can't have one without the other :).

  6. Thanks for hopping by my blog. I decided to do the same for you. :D

    Our responses sound a little bit similar. I wonder if anyone actually picked plot or character. I guess I'll find out as I do some more hopping.

  7. 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

  8. Visiting your blog now -- thanks for stopping by mine! I think a Masters in Strategy sounds interesting... :)

  9. Hi, I've just here via my regular reader but I enjoyed reading your answers to the hop questions

  10. That's so cool what you're studying for post-grad...I don't think I'm familiar with the field of Strategy. Is this in the context of IR and politics? Or something more mathematical/design-like (I'm thinking topography or urban planning). Tis intriguing!!!!


    p.s.- We're blog twins, woo hoo! ^__^

  11. @Alisha (MyNeedToRead)
    It's in the context of IR, which is the field I gratuated in. It's related to military strategy and also corporate strategy.

  12. Lovely blog design..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 is in the right side panel on my blog.

    Happy Holidays!!