Ever wonder why so many people fail to achieve their goals, even when they seem so determined and sure of themselves? Want to learn why such people so often fall flat on their faces, so you can avoid making the same mistakes that they (and practically everyone) make? If so, read on. From losing wars […]
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Conversations are a collaborative art, and even though humans are communicating with one another on a scale and magnitude greater than ever before, what with modern communications technologies, the attention given to the art of rhetoric in the public forum has quite obviously diminished over the latter half of the past millennia, with only minor revivals […]
Join us Thursday May 8th at 6:00 PM to discuss The Principles of Psychology by William James upstairs at the Indigo Rose Bookstore in Fort Collins, CO.
In Part I (which you will want to read before reading this article) we clarified our goals and defined some of the important terms for our discussion, so now we can move on to discussing the first of the three questions that we must always answer when we write.To recap, those three questions are: (1) What […]
Most people go about trying to improve their vocabulary all wrong. I know I was guilty of this for years, and only after I was forced to learn another way did I recognize my error. Most of us, when trying to improve our vocabulary, turn to the dictionary. Perhaps we make vocab lists, perhaps we […]
You may see in the chart that Poetry is included under Lyric, which is there to exemplify how each of these categories can be refined even further, all the way down to individual books. The better able you are to categorize the type of book you are reading the better able you will be to […]
Today we’ll be dealing with an issue that we all face to greater or lesser extents – our tendency, at least some of the time, to read passively, that is, to allow our minds to become inundated with superficial knowledge that, if it does lead us, it is only by our emotions, with little regard […]
Pre-tour presentation to take place at Wolverine Farm Publishing Co. on February 20th, 2014 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Hope to see you there! P.S. Stay tuned for information on the workshop taking place at Colorado State University later this month!
There must be millions of websites and guidebooks to help people improve their writing, and almost all of them position long sentences as something to be avoided. It seems that most people think long sentences are somehow inherently bad, yet, if we stop and think about it, this bit of conventional knowledge makes little sense, […]