Friday, March 1, 2013

They Don’t Even Know There Are Roses To Stop And Smell!


“Much of contemporary commercial writing today has become like one of those quickie European Bus Tours: “See 28 Countries in 5 Days!”  
First you start the story on Chapter 3, then each paragraph begins with a hook and ends with a cliffhanger. Backstory and setting are sparing doled out on a ‘need to know' basis. only.  Every scene must move the story along so the reader can get the story over with as quickly as possible.
I can just hear the tour director: “That was France. The next stop is even better. Hurry back on the bus so we can get there as soon as possible.”
Vince Mooney


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