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”

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”

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”

Eloquence

If you wish to improve your conversation skills, to wield greater wit, and eloquence, then put down the word of the day calendar, lose the books of trivia and custom and master the art of being silent at the perfect moment.

If you wish to improve your conversation skills, to wield greater wit, and eloquence, then put down the word of the day calendar, lose the books of trivia and custom and master the art of being silent at the perfect moment. Because what electrifies us is the energy cascading between minds when observations are built on, not overturned. Wit and eloquence do not engage in monologues, but rather precise insights illuminating others.

Verbing Grammark

a project on GitHub, which is where Open Source programmers like to hang out and work on projects, occasionally getting together and helping each other. The project is called Grammark, a online grammar checker.

I came across a project on GitHub, which is where Open Source programmers like to hang out and work on projects, occasionally getting together and helping each other. Continue reading “Verbing Grammark”

Scrivener : Custom Meta-Data

Scrivener is a great tool for any type of writing. There are more tools in this software then I understood

Scrivener is a great tool for any type of writing. There are more tools in this software than I understood for more than a month. Felt like every day I was finding something new, and trying to figure out why I would use it? Continue reading “Scrivener : Custom Meta-Data”