Tag Archives: Emotional Impact

Is Tragedy Worth Writing?

We’ve all read at least one tragedy, whether it was the required high school reading of Romeo and Juliet, or perhaps the recent Fault in Our Stars by John Green.  Some readers are drawn to the heightened emotion that is … Continue reading

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From Love to Hate – The 7 Levels

While working on the manuscript I started to think about different levels of attraction in terms of what was emotionally required.  I created this chart, which, although far from accurate in the academic/psychological sense, illustrates the seven major stopping points. … Continue reading

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Emotional Impact

This amazing public service announcement has circulated around in the blogosphere and in email.  If you haven’t seen it yet, here is your chance to be amazed and touched. I recommend watching with the sound up or even better, with … Continue reading

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