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Jun 19, 2012

This week's episode finds Craig and John answering questions about agent etiquette, business cards and those troubling rewrites that unravel everything.

From there, John goes on a small tirade about weak verbs and Dungeons and Dragons-style scene description. Good writing: It's not just for novelists.

There's some language geekery as well, with a look at the hidden micro-classes of verbs that prevent a reasonable speaker from saying things like, "Whisper Tom the joke."

All this and more in the 42nd installment of Scriptnotes.


UPDATE 6-21-12: The transcript of this episode can be found here.