How literature and life intersect via character development Odysseus, photo by JAcW from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC I decided to take some scientifically-driven quizzes online via Buzzfeed. Well, I wasn't surprised at all by the results. I took three, and I was pleased to learn I am just like Jo from Little Women!… Continue reading SYMPATHY, EMPATHY, FAUXPATHY, ANTIPATHY & APATHY:
Category: Compassion and Empathy
Whose story is it? What is "fair game," and if you have to ask, then ask. If you can't ask, then maybe you shouldn't.
BOOK REVIEW: Bored Lonely, Angry, Stupid
Bored Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings About Technology from the Telegraph to Twitter by Luke Fernandez and Susan J. Matt For a long time, now, our entertainment has been reflecting our collective fear that technology will take over human beings, and in the non-science fiction realm, it's been foretold that technology will replace human beings… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Bored Lonely, Angry, Stupid
RAmpaGE Rage happens when you feel unheard. Raging happens when you’re ignored. Enraged is when your voice is dismissed. Outrage is when the world decides your voice doesn’t matter. When the world tells you you have No Right to Rage Cause for Raging Reason for being Enraged Standing no Credibility… Continue reading RAmpaGE
Writing with the Write Stuff
It’s a question the big-time interviewers ask writers all the time, usually rockstar-writers: “So where did the idea for (insert newest NYT best-selling book title HERE) come from, and why write about it now?” These writers have whatever the answer is down to a tagline: “Well, Oprah, I went to Alaska in 1988 and there… Continue reading Writing with the Write Stuff