I recently came across an op-ed article in the New York Times by David Brooks that struck me as significant for the art of presenting. In his piece, Brooks examines ...
It's true to say that a character doesn't become a real person until he or she speaks. So what can we do to convey to our readers what type of person a particular character is just by the way they spe...
In any short story or novel dialogue is the element that raises the readers level of interest and moves the story on. But dialogue isn't just dialogue. Here's how to make it a whole lot more exciting ...
Introduction In any organization, people are talking. They talk about life, work, careers, and their bosses. Yes, they are talking about you; count on it. Are these conversations helping or ...
Background music: Bob Dylan, Blood on the tracksI say:Coltrane's "A Love supreme" is one of my favorites.Y says:Yeah, I know that. I think you mentioned it that day I guess, I have that album, and it...
Background music: John Coltrane, A Love SupremeX says:Ashutosh, how are you?I say:Good. How are you?X says:I am good too. I read that article you wrote. Its good.I say:Thanks. I'm working on my wri...
Dialogue on AbortionBy PunkerslutPro-Choice: "Why have you decided that conception is the point where the unborn has become a human being?"Pro-Life: "It is the point in the reproductive process ...
In the absence of attending a writing program (an option not available to most of us), the advantages of joining a writer's group are tremendous. It is in this environment that craft can grow and flo...
A war is taking place for the world's photo bubbling business, and Facebook is the battlefield. That's because this social network is the world's most popular place to ‘post and boast' about chi...