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The first time I saw this advert, I almost snorted wine through my nose (almost, but not quite - it would have been a waste of good wine, not to mention painful!). I'll let you watch it before I carry on.
Why is it so unforgettable? For me, it's the sheer unexpectedness of that tractor! The audience is led to believe it's just another schmaltzy advert, and then...
How do you use the element of surprise in your writing? Do you prefer to signpost so the reader isn't surprised, or do you introduce a tractor?
(Annoying peeping bird update: I'm happy to report no harm has been done. Wee birdie did not keep me awake last night. Now if I could only say as much about my husband's snoring...)