I think the death knell for a mystery is to have unintelligent writing. You can get away with bizarre plots and unlikeable characters, but the writing has to be smart. It has to stay at least one step ahead of the viewer, otherwise the brilliance of the detective extraordinaire will be for naught.
After much consternation and soul searching about whether another preview post is even worth the effort, the season preview is back. I realized the season preview is not about the info itself, it’s not even about my opinions. For me, it’s about getting the chance to think about how to design the post – deciding what info to include, what to opine on, and then trying to figure out how to make it look better, easier to read and be more useful to people than the last version. Hopefully this latest version is a step forward from all the previous versions.
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