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DOTW: Ingreditions for a good Book

cool_pooja IF-Sizzlerz

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Posted: 26 March 2008 at 6:05am | IP Logged

Welcome friends to another discussion of the week! Big smile

This week's discussion is simple.. What are the contents which makes a book good? What are the things wanted in a book to be called a good book? What things do writers keep in mind while writing books? What are the special mirch masala which should be added?

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lucky_lakshmi IF-Sizzlerz

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Posted: 03 April 2008 at 10:35am | IP Logged
Realism in whatever u do. Not making stuff seem "stupid" and
It shouldn't insult ur intelligence.
Most Importantly, Reader finds a part in Great Books. The Author doesn't DICTATE. He simply narrates.
Star_on_earth IF-Rockerz

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Posted: 07 April 2008 at 11:12pm | IP Logged
- vocabulary should be simple
- should catch the interest of the readers
- simple narration without exaggerating
Uma.Aswin Newbie

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Posted: 08 April 2008 at 5:04am | IP Logged
should be in easy english and with pictures so that it would be easy to feel

mesmerized Goldie

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Posted: 10 April 2008 at 6:00am | IP Logged
Good topic

for a good book... there has to be a good start... great middle... irony ending ... lol

plus not tooo detailed...
Gracella IF-Stunnerz

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Posted: 10 April 2008 at 7:07am | IP Logged
Nice DOTW poo!

Well i feel that A good book should:
-- have a nice cover
-- an interesting summary/prelude of the story
-- the story itself should be great
-- i should be able to identify with the lead characters
-- The author/narrator should manage to provide narrative continuity to each area and, above all, a sense of perspective

In most cases..i think a good book has all the above written things...but also one imp should make me laugh and cry as well;;

cool_pooja IF-Sizzlerz

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Posted: 11 April 2008 at 5:13am | IP Logged

I feel for me to make the book intresting first of all it has 2 have romance..LOL (Very Imp..[LOL) even a little.. Den ofcourse the plot shud be good.. Shud intrest me.. Dere shud be a book bulb at the back of the book..LOL D writing shud not be 2 small and the book shud not have like 1000 pages..LOL And NO SAD ENDINGS!LOL

nitasuni Senior Member

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Posted: 12 April 2008 at 4:16am | IP Logged
The book should be spontaneous,with good narration, the reader should think he/she is a part or something related to the theme upto the end.

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