In my book Breaking the Game, I discuss how to find the best play when faced with a set of candidates. This same decision making process also applies to Words with Friends, and is applied in the following positions. See if you can find the best strategic play in the following positions!
Choices: KILIM 6b (26), VIAL k1 (20), VAIL k1 (20), KIVA g1 (31)
Choices: PROMOtES 10b (61), cOMPOSER 10b (61), IMPOSERs j8 (75), StOMPER 11f (68)
Choices: TERRAPIn 2e (55), RETRIM 4a (30), fIRETRAP 2c (57), fIRETRAP c1 (47)
Choices: QUOTE 6j (30), COME 9f (29), OUTCOME h4 (28)
Choices: FID k5 (25), GID k5 (24), GELID k3 (30), IF k6 (29), FETID k4 (31)