Re: RARA-AVIS: Unreliable narrator

Date: 14 Nov 2005

In a message dated 11/14/05 6:42:53 AM, writes:

> I would say that plot-driven writing is generally inferior to
> character-driven, but it would take a course to explain that and also the
> difference between
> good writing and bad

good and bad writing for me is simply how eloquent or hackneyed one's prose style is, and how subtle or heavy-handed the expression of the ideas intended.
 it's certainly possible to write well and move a plot forward. the best stories however, mix both plot and characterization in such an elegant fashion that one informs the other

John Lau

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