Persuasion for Sex Appeal and Arousal

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”

Appeal to Fear

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?

 

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Empathy Driven Choice

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.

Norms of Valence, Arousal, and Dominance

measuring them for their effectiveness to induce the reader in three ways, by the level of Valence experienced, the level of Arousal induced, and the level of Dominance experienced.

We hear it all the time, words have power. It’s said in the same tone of voice used to express warm fuzzes like ‘Follow your Dreams’ and ‘Don’t give up before the miracle happens.’ And there’s always a lot of overly white teeth involved.

The study resulted in the compiling of over 13k words, measuring them for their effectiveness to induce the reader in three ways, by the level of Valence experienced, the level of Arousal induced, and the level of Dominance felt. Continue reading “Norms of Valence, Arousal, and Dominance”

Clothing and Emperors

The second and more interesting point is that nothing changes. Everyone agrees, even the Emperor, but the procession goes on,

A moment of convergence brought up the story of the Emperor’s New Clothes. I’m sure you have heard the tale many times in full, and can recall the story without Continue reading “Clothing and Emperors”

Arch Form and the Thematic Statement

A Thematic Statement refines the broad idea into a shape and metaphor which applies directly to the current tale, imbuing the story with the power of the theme within a seed.

Arch form first developed as a musical technique. In music, arch form is a sectional structure based on repetition, in reverse order, of all or most musical sections such that the overall form is symmetric, Continue reading “Arch Form and the Thematic Statement”