Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
This is really an excellent question and an excellent title for the diary, poemless will always be poemless.

Just like you, I cannot stand rotten writing even if the idea behind it is good, that's why I read only dead novelists. Not a pre-set rule, but just something I noticed.

I used to be a voracious reader, and still am, to some extent, so I have to think about your question carefully before I come up with suggestions.

Anyhow, thank you for this thread ; you have a way of bringing up universal matters in a ways that makes them interesting.

When through hell, just keep going. W. Churchill

by Agnes a Paris on Fri Feb 10th, 2006 at 05:05:01 AM EST
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Rather fond of the dead novelists myself, but there are some good contemporary fiction writers out there.  They are just few and far between.

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire
by p------- on Fri Feb 10th, 2006 at 10:52:24 AM EST
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