In the last post about how much technical quality matters, a couple of people touched on the idea of ‘forgiveness’ in relation to reading and gave a few examples of the types of things they would be willing to set aside in view of their overall enjoyment of a book.
This got me curious.
What do readers actually mean when they say ‘I can forgive a lot’?
What niggles – large or small – would you be able overlook in a book and why? What is it about a story (themes, blah, etc, blah) which makes you able to dismiss any crap?
Besides Tam’s phases of the moon, that is. ;P
Those who dared:
Kris on maybe it’s me, but… kaetrin on maybe it’s me, but… Kris on maybe it’s me, but… kaetrin on maybe it’s me, but… Kris on maybe it’s me, but…