Classic Dave Barry Tip for Novel Writers

From the Classic Dave Barry 2014 desk calendar:

Remember that you can make big money if your novel is made into a movie, so in your writing, always be alert for opportunities to include scenes that will appeal to the motion-picture industry.

Wrong: “Apprehensively, Hugo entered the room.”

Right: “Apprehensively, Hugo entered the room and found Julia Roberts in there naked.”


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