Do you remember the little plastic animals, usually dogs, that people used to place in the back windows of their cars? These plastic pooches would nod their heads as the car moved, giving the impression that they were looking around. 405 more words
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The words we have at our disposal are quite often beneath the task of sufficiently encapsulating who we are. Not only do they strain under the weight of using them to try to convey our nature one to another, we struggle to fully grasp the depth and breadth of our own being. 783 more words
Yosemite Romance Writer’s
2015 Writer’s Seminar
February 21, 2015
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How can writers ‘up’ the emotive power of their work?
By tuning in to the nuances of their characters’ nonverbal communication.
13 January 2015, TV 1045.7 = hours
AUA: advanced class = 1068 hours, total class time = 2006 hours
Years ago, as a college student, I took several semesters worth of French and then ended up spending close to a year in the country, getting to the point where I could understand, speak, and read the language to a decent level; but after graduation I found — and made — precious few opportunities to use French, and so it fell into disuse. 1,189 more words