Greg van Eekhout (gregvaneekhout) wrote,
Greg van Eekhout
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Quitters

I've been putting down a lot of books lately. Since I'm a writer, this is like spitting out food before ingestion, and as a result I am becoming literally malnourished. Or malnourished literally. With literature, am I not getting enough nourishment. That's what I mean to say.

Poll #1620521 Quitters

How long do you give a book you're not really enjoying before giving up on it?

1 - 10 pages
5(9.8%)
11 - 50 pages
23(45.1%)
51 - 100 pages
11(21.6%)
101 - 200 pages
2(3.9%)
I'm no quitter!
1(2.0%)
Some other answer that I will expand upon in comments, because I am an expander.
9(17.6%)
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