Today I read this article, I found the link on the smashwords facebook page. At the end of the article they were discussing authors and readers interacting during the writing process. I personally don’t like the idea. As a reader I don’t want to be involved developing a story. To me the joy of reading is getting swept along by the story and if I knew everything going on there would be no surprise. Personally I wouldn’t want to show anyone my story before I’d finished it. That goes back to why I love reading I guess, showing an unfinished work is ruining the surprise of the story to me. I also wouldn’t want to tell someone what their story should be. Maybe I have applied an interpretation that wasn’t intended but as it stands now I’m not in agreement with such an idea.