Feature and Follow

Feature and Follow Friday is a blog hop that is designed to provide some much-appreciated exposure to the bloggers participating, and to expand their following. Hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read, each of whom feature a chosen blog for the week, it's an interesting way to get to know one another.

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Q: What writing device or trick most irritates you when reading a book? For example, if an author employs an omnipotent narrator that is sometimes considered bad form.

This is an interesting question but I'm really not sure. I can sometimes get annoyed when there is too much dialogue or it's just rambled dialogue I suppose. Hmm I know I'm probably forgetting something where I think. Ugh that's annoying.
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I love books, tea/coffee(by the gallon) and sour candy. I wear my nerd badge with pride and have two children ages 5 and 3 that keep me on my toes.
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  1. Hopping through. I think too much and too little dialogue is bad. Overall, I do like good use of dialouge.
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  2. I don't think I've read many books with rambly dialogue but I can see how that would be super annoying. I'm sure you'll remember your other peeves when you read other people's posts ;)
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  3. What annoys me is the cliche dialogue. I don't mind too much dialogue unless it cliche.
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  4. I get annoyed when the dialogue is illogical and pointless. Like if it is simply used to tell background or something.

  5. I think it is annoying when the dialogue repeats the action that was just given to the reader! :) I totally know what you mean. Old follower just stopping by! Witchy Reviews FF

  6. Good choice, for me dialogue has to be witty and fast paced or I completely switch off! Actually, narrative has to be this way too, or that book doesn't get picked up again! I'm so damn picky ;)
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  7. I suppose it depends what the dialogue actually is. Sometimes it's crucial to have a lot, other times it just seems like the author/character is waffling.
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  8. Too much dialogue gets to be borring! I want action in my books. :)

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  9. Dialogues are good for understanding a character by looking at the way he/she talks, but too dialogue actually derails the story and I really hate it too. Some books would have a lot of funny dialogues, but are in no relation to the situation, and after a few more of those, I just get really annoyed. It's a book, not a play, tone down the dialogue man!

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  10. Rambling dialogue can be annoying-- especially when it feels like an info dump. Snappy, short lines of dialogue can work well for some books. New GFC follower. :)

    Kat @ A Myriad of Books

  11. Dialogue could make a book a winner or the lack of it may make you not even connect with the characters. I love me some good witty repartee
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  12. I love good dialogue when it's authentic. I can't stand it when dialogue is really cheesy or just downright stupid - when the character is not meant to be stupid, that is.
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  13. I agree about rambling dialogue, good answer.


  14. Hi!
    Rambling dialogue is no good.
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  15. Good answer.

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  16. I agree, there needs to be a balance.

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