Friday, July 13, 2007

Think about it

It's sometimes hard to convince your spouse and friends that you're really working when you're sitting on the back porch watching the birds.

But thinking can be as important to writing as actually writing.

If you don't believe me, ask Agatha Christie. (pretty cool web site, by the way).

Here's what she'll tell you:

The best time for planning a book is when you're doing the dishes.

(But notice I said sitting on the back porch, not washing dishes.)

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