Romance has changed in small ways over the years, but not in significant ways as far as those points which define the genre. Continue reading “Infographic: The Evolution of the Romance Novel”
RAND research as well as others like PEW research have put out their findings on the Russian propaganda tech. The Russian propaganda model is high-volume and multichannel, and it disseminates messages without regard for the truth. It is also rapid, continuous, and repetitive, and it lacks commitment to consistency. Continue reading “The Russian Propaganda Model”
“We do not see the world as it is, but as we are.” — Anians Nin
And you do not know what you feel before you felt.
So many papers I’m running into that believe we are apparition! I swear, if out of body living were possible, these folks would never come home. Some are great to read, but most are frustrating. Example, Papers with Studies attempting to disprove — by argument or empirical data — the reality of the emotional connection with Fiction Novels. Continue reading “You Will Have an Emotional Connection — You Will”
Using Persuasion Techniques to improve the Sex Appeal level of your Romance novel characters, is not only fairly simple, it’s effective and invisible to the flow of your writing and the rest of the storyline. The focus, is the reader. Your characters can look and read sexy with their moans and sighs, but it’s only sexy if the reader screams for real.
While everyone appears to have use for these gems, lately, it surprises me that Fiction writers don’t show more interest in Persuasion Techniques. Perhaps it is my pragmatic minimalist frame of mind which draws me to high volume, low cost techniques. Continue reading “Persuasion for Sex Appeal and Arousal”
The combination of a measured Appeal to Fear in combination or tandem with the But You Are Free (BYAF), tool (also known as the Evocation Of Freedom to Compliance) is currently in the top three persuasion tactics currently understood.
Let’s say that we show that:
Either P or Q is true.
Q is frightening.
Therefore, P is true.
And then Evoke the Freedom Compliance, mind set. How many more years could we have unqualified people running the government?
When people observe a conflict most are quick to side with one of the parties. Once a side has been taken, empathy with that party further solidifies this choice. Hence, it will be suggested that empathy is not neutral to judgment and rational decision-making. This does not mean, however, that the one who empathizes will necessarily have made the best choice.
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