Today we introduce the Writer Dude Poll, which will be a regular feature of this blog. Polls will appear occasionally and cover great writers, as does this first one, popular books and other topics.
Please let your opinions be known on the subject for this first poll — all time greatest writer — and others that will appear. I will announce the most popular answers of each poll after the balloting has been completed.
So, recall the writers you have liked most and register your vote.
The question for this first poll is one I’ve tossed around for a long time. Who is the greatest writer? For purposes of this poll, please stretch your memories all the way back to Homer (no, not the country singer who teamed with partner Jethro).
Was it The Bard (Shakespeare) or Joyce or Jane Austen? Maybe one you think is greatest is not listed. In your comments let me know who would get your vote.
Here, then, is the poll: