http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006S165CC/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=gamthe101-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B006S165CCThis is part of lesson six of my book Words with Friends: Winning Strategies.William Spaniel explains why the optimal first move often involves thinking about double letter spaces--even though you can't even play on them in the first move!As someone mentioned in the comments, CREPE is probably a better move, as it keeps the P off of the double word column. But note that this still avoids placing the vowel adjacent to the double letter square.
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