Today’s MUSING MONDAYS post is about a story format.
How do you feel about books written in a differing format – whether this be journals or letters (epistolary), verse novels, or any other form? Is this something you enjoy? Or do you prefer straight forward chapter prose.
I am pretty ambivalent about format. I can pretty much deal with any type of format as long as it is close to prose. I love epistolary, stream of consciousness and journal type of books but I have always had trouble with verse. It has never registered with me and I tend to avoid it. I recently came across a YA novel that was in verse but passed it over because I simply cannot see myself reading a book in verse. Some of my favorites: