Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Things having to do with Twilight that are related to the book: fanfic, rpg, products, websites, book clubs, etc.

Moderators: Bronze Haired Girl, una

Forum rules
Click for Forum Rules

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby urcoolcarrie » Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:51 am

I got someone to see the movie, and they got out and had to go buy the book. I told her that the book actually beat the movie (the book is always better than the movie), and she wanted to know how the heck the book could be better than that movie.

she is now on new moon after one week, which is big for her. :D
HR Manager of EDC::Proud Klutzer::Midnight Sun Virgin
User avatar
Acquiring a Taste for Mountain Lion
Posts: 2046
Joined: Sat Aug 16, 2008 9:21 pm
Location: In a house with Emmett... Oops. House gone. :)

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby Tigerlilyselene » Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:11 am

I work at Borders and I have people coming in all the time asking if I read any good books lately... :D

I tell them about Twilight and say "It's a good love story between and human and vampire. I've read the whole series a few times now and each time it gets better."

For some reason, that seems to get most people. I think it's the love story part because most girl/women love to read love stories.

As for my fiancé, I just told him he should read the books, and well with me sitting there reading giving him an almost play by play he gave in a read Twilight right before the movie came out. Then last week, he said to me that he really wants to read New Moon, so now he's going to read them all. I also got his mom to read them, and she got two of her friends to read them, lol.
User avatar
Settled in Forks
Posts: 13
Joined: Sun Nov 30, 2008 6:07 pm
Location: Maryland

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby -Jasper » Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:30 pm

I told my friends just to give it a chance, and when they did, they were hooked.
Another method I tried was reading annoyingly loudly from the book, until they gave in and read it for themselves. Keep that technique for if they are refusing, if you are annoying enough, it will work. :D
Team Rose | Jeninininini, The List | Tia - Twi-twin | Derek - Twi-Guy
User avatar
Wishing for a Yellow 911 Turbo
Posts: 12793
Joined: Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:28 pm
Location: *England* Co-owning dumb hat with Ayan. Watching over y'all and making typos into words. XD

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby Babygirl67 » Thu Jan 08, 2009 11:46 pm

by convicing some of my friends that the saga is really good and convicing them first to ready twlight..
Jump Starting Bella's Truck
Posts: 132
Joined: Sat Dec 27, 2008 2:21 pm

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby SpiiderMonkey » Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:43 am

I just took my friend to the movie, and he became OBSESSED,
went out and bought the first two books the next day,
read them within 2 days, went and bought the third book the day after,
tried to finish it slowly so he can afford the 4th book,
failed and doing it slowly and borrowed money for the 4th

I was very happy to have someone share the saga with me :mrgreen:
-And, by the way, I adore you...in frightening, dangerous ways.
Edward Cullen - Midnight Sun, pg 125.
User avatar
Jump Starting Bella's Truck
Posts: 117
Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2008 6:03 pm

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby MissCorker » Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:53 pm

My friend (an English Grad Student) refused to read them, but she got intrigued from reading the articles on my blog about them.


I'll put the direct links in my sig....
User avatar
Settled in Forks
Posts: 7
Joined: Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:46 pm

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby debussygirl » Tue Jan 20, 2009 7:21 pm

Is there really a need to convince people now? Who hasn't read Twilight by now? Seriously!! Most people read it now just to know what's going on.
Team Edward&Esme~SBS Assistant 2 the Cobosses~APPC
St Cullens Head of Neurology~Tetrarch
Need something to read? Try http://www.jennacooper.com
User avatar
Joining the Hunt for Enemies
Posts: 6978
Joined: Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:10 pm
Location: preparing for next winter

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby love_is_noise » Sun Feb 01, 2009 7:09 am

well, i passed the book allong to one of my frineds -she constantly has obbbessions so i gave it to her first and she got obbsessed.
then we were obbsessed together and people wanted to know why so then they started reading the books and nowwe have managed to get over 27 people into the books!
Jasper's Army:Captain RuneheartThe Plan:Supreme LeaderTeam Rose
Volturi::Anastasia Team Leah::Therapist Team Esme::Interior Designer
User avatar
Drag Racing With Alice and Edward
Posts: 2811
Joined: Sun Dec 28, 2008 3:20 pm
Location: england

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby Sydflower » Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:01 pm

Well.. it all starts with talking about it a lot in front of someone.. then you force them to see the movie, and they love it.. then you continue by nagging them to read it.. finally, you lend them your book and they are hooked :). Lol, I am a very persuasive person so I have gotten a bunch of people to read them.. even strangers in a book store :D

User avatar
Part of Carlisle's Clan
Posts: 2143
Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:24 am

Re: Ways to convince others to read Twilight

Postby ravenGirl2468 » Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:34 pm

ok i am going to teach you how to get people to read Twilight 101=first you talk about it a billion-jillion times until they can name all the characters and now almost everything about the book than you get them Twilight for there Birthday and la-di-da you have another Crazy Twilight fan :lol:
~Team Emmett
Team Carlisle
~On the list~ Karl is my Twi-guy!
User avatar
Wrestling With Emmett
Posts: 2563
Joined: Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:52 pm
Location: Going crazy trying to find my real version of Emmett or Dean Winchester


Return to In the Twilight Zone

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests