If a writer writes a novel that is unquenchable, then he/she has reached the epitome of success. There's no denying it. As a reader, I am on a constant search for the next book that's going to have my undivided attention for as long as it takes to finish it. These books are few and far between. I've found that there are four types of books:
I'm in the editing process of my YA novel right now, and I've been constantly thinking about how to incorporate these things into my story. Success isn't about sales, it's about creating a story that someone can't get enough of.
What other things can you think of that makes your favorite novels unquenchable?
Oh yeah, if you're a Lord of the Rings fan, you may want to stop by The Literary Yard and read my article "Reflections on the Life and Works of J.R.R. Tolkien." Let me know what you think.