Emotion vs. Feeling: How to Evoke More from Readers

By: Writer’s Digest, David Corbett, Award Winning Author and Guest Columnist, Author of The Art of Character The difference between writing emotion and writing feeling is more one of degree than kind. Feeling is emotion that has been habituated and refined; it is understood and can be used deliberately. I know how I feel about … More Emotion vs. Feeling: How to Evoke More from Readers

DR. SUESS

        An Actual Dr. Seuss Cartoon – 1941 This cartoon is amazing.  You know what history says don’t you?  “History is Bound to Repeat Itself, If Good Men and Women Do Nothing!” ***Remember this? Thousands of Jewish immigrants fleeing from Nazi concentration Camps in 1941 were denied entry in to America and … More DR. SUESS

Point of View

        I believe that in order to tell a story well, it depends most specifically on a point of view. What Point-of-View do you think meets your style of writing most often or does it all depend on the story you are writing? Today’s post includes excerpts from What’s the Story? Building … More Point of View

A Clarifying Moment in American History by Eliot A. Cohen

Professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS; former Counselor of the Department of State. #SinewsofPeace column @aminterest. Latest book is #TheBigStick (2017). Professor Cohen writes with cogent intellect and extraordinary experience. This is a not to be missed article from The Atlantic. Here is a short excerpt:  There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has … More A Clarifying Moment in American History by Eliot A. Cohen

The Reason Paul Ryan’s Budget Eliminates Funding for The National Endowments for the Arts!

    The reason behind Paul Ryan’s Budget, to cut funding for the arts, is “hypothetically justified” according to Ryan,  because it will eliminate the “political interference” that those programs provide—as if the “political interference” is somehow a broader problem [in America]. If you are trying to illustrate circular logic to your students, this is … More The Reason Paul Ryan’s Budget Eliminates Funding for The National Endowments for the Arts!