Imagine a resource where you can reliably "focus group" how your novels and short stories are measuring up with the public. Imagine having something akin to a sports card - a Match Bout Record chart - appended to your book excerpt and online short story submission.
As a writer, wouldn't this be an insightful feedback tool to have at hand, to see where your strengths and weaknesses lie, to gauge the public response, and to have the opportunity to hone and polish your work in order to improve its standings?
As a reader, wouldn't it make the reading experience far more meaningful when you realize that your vote and comments are contributing to a resource that will enrich the reading experience of other readers, who may view the comments and voting results for each tale?
On PatronQuo.com, Match Bouts are employed in order for writers and readers to truly assess what works and what doesn't, in a way that is freed of all sentiment, that is quantifiable, and heck, downright addictively engaging.
So, whether as participating readers or writers, share your thoughts and comments on the death matches perpetually unfolding at PatronQuo.com. Tell us how you feel about the use of literary death matches in general as a tool for vetting the best work. Share your experiences of being on the receiving end of the judgments, or as the provider of literary judgment.