This blog follows how a romance novel set in the Borders of medieval Scotland is researched, written and hopefully *hopefully* published.

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Friday, August 24, 2007

First Poll's Results...

A while ago (when we were first able to do polls here) I hosted one. I was quite proud to get 8 participants (I prefer quality participation to quantity anytime and if you're participating, surely you're of high quality :-). Anyhow, the poll was:

What is Most Important in a Good Book?


The options I gave (and votes gotten in return) were:

Characters I can personally relate to. ...........................2
Intriguing setting. ...........................................................1
Conflict and resolution. ..................................................1
Strong plot construction. ...............................................4
Tension. ..........................................................................2
Hooks and cliffhangers. ..................................................1
Romance and passion. ....................................................1
Twists and turns. ............................................................1
Ability for me to escape into the story completely. .......3
All are equally necessary. ...............................................1

*You may have noticed--"Hey--that adds up to more than 8!" Yup. People were allowed to vote on more than 1. Makes for funky math, but interesting results anyway.

I'll be putting up new polls (at the page's bottom) every once in a while. I hope you can participate :-)
~Saoirse

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