In Antiques to Die For, the third Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery, I wrote without an outline. Boy, was that a mistake. Twenty-twenty hindsight and all that. Writing without an outline worked out pretty well in the first two books in the series, but man, it sure didn't with this one.
Not that I knew it at the…Continue
Added by Jane Cleland on February 23, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments
I've spent a fair amount of time thinking about the nature of persuasive arguments. Why is one person good at it, and not another?
Certainly, one needs well-framed and well-developed content and a delivery style people find pleasant to listen to or read—after all, people aren't stupid and they won't pay attention unless they want to. But that's all theory... in order…Continue
Added by Jane Cleland on February 4, 2008 at 8:31am — No Comments