If you search Google for -- how much is lost due to theft from retailers per year you will get a list of articles with headlines that say, retailers loose $44billion a year to theft -- which isn't true. In fact, that's not even close. What the NRF report said was -- Shoplifting and organized … Continue reading US Retail Management Kills Ecomony
Ever come across someone casually quoting you? It's a cool feeling. It's been happening to me quite a bit lately. Not like I'm famous or anything. Just periodically.
Books live lives, touch lives, they tether lives to the world. People who read your books are -- sick in bed on sunny days -- or sad because he's out of town -- or flying across oceans in cramped spaces -- or anxious in the waiting room, eager to hear their daughter's first cries or … Continue reading Writing Life
...read an article on Kelly (General) -- Trump's aide. What it told me is we basically have a President who has to have his news chewed for him, or he shits his pants.
Romance has changed in small ways over the years, but not in significant ways as far as those points which define the genre.
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. Although these techniques would seem to … 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.
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.
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.
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 … Continue reading Empathy Driven Choice