Question about _Tough Guide_

Jendle jenny.preston at
Tue May 28 13:59:01 EDT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dwj at [mailto:owner-dwj at]On Behalf Of
> Caleb Woodbridge
> Sent: 28 May 2002 16:50
> To: dwj at
> Subject: Re: Question about _Tough Guide_
>  --- Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at> wrote: >
> <snip>
> > Whew.  Now I feel better.  I was consulting the
> > Tough Guide for a novel I'm
> > writing, both to draw on ideas for Quest Items and
> > to avoid using some of
> > the cliches and OMTs, and the suspense suddenly
> > became more than I could
> > handle.  :)
> I was writing a story last summer when I first read
> The Tough Guide. To my horror, I found several things
> in my story in the guide. Time for some hurried
> rewrites... :)

I once tried to write something following the law as according to Tough
Guide, but gave up after nearly dying of boredom...

Jen :o)
"Mistrust all enterprises that require new clothes."

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