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.
...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.
“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.
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.
Wow, you write so beautifully, ... the inside of your mind must be terrifying...
Oh, there's a purpose. I had a thought about the multi-verse theory... I think it's in string theory, where it's suggested that there is a universe, parallel to this one, where all of the other choices were made in my life -- The ones DC Comics needs to stay out of because it's too much … Continue reading Purpose
Framing essentially involves selection and salience. To frame is to select some aspects of a perceived reality and make them more salient in a communicating text, in such a way as to promote a particular problem definition, causal interpretation, moral evaluation, and/or treatment recommendation for the item described. Typical frames diagnose, evaluate, and prescribe. A … Continue reading Been Framed
Building tension will lead to drama, but drama isn't when the character cries or breaks down or makes that final connection -- it's when the reader does.
The second and more interesting point is that nothing changes. Everyone agrees, even the Emperor, but the procession goes on,