In most blog tours, a single author appears on a variety of blogs, moving around the Internet and allowing the readers of those blogs get to know the author.

In the Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour, the authors stay on their blogs and it's you, the reader, who takes the tour.

Each month, our participating authors from around the world agree to blog on a single topic throughout the month. By following the links in each month's post, you'll discover a whole bunch of new authors in a variety of genres, levels of experience, and styles of writing.

We hope you enjoy the trip and come back each month for a new spin around the globe.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Engaging Idealism

Welcome to the latest installment of the Forward Motion Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour! We’ve gathered several writers from amateur to professional, and we discuss one topic for the month. This month’s theme is the ideal reader.

Despite the straight forwardness of the subject matter, I’ve found little to chew on. What is 'The Ideal Reader'? Am I supposed to define the title? Blather on about the dearth of Ideal Readers? Praise the ones I have? Write a fictional short short about one? I don't know. That's the point of such open-ended topics, I guess. Each writer has the freedom to go wherever he or she wants with it. I tend to be a pretty concrete-thinking person, though, so I'm at a loss.


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