Dialog and The Secret Life of Pronouns

New tool for writing! But only for revisions – it would be a disaster in a first draft. In his book The Secret Life of Pronouns, James W. Pennebaker examines everything from Craigslist to the Federalist Papers. The books’ description says he uses “computational linguistics-in essence, counting the frequency of words we use-to show thatContinue reading “Dialog and The Secret Life of Pronouns”

odds & ends

Happy Friday! Something to think about over the weekend: Dialog is people saying no to each other in interesting ways. It is about people talking, but can often be about people not communicating (thanks to Rob Roberge) The Book Publicity Blog makes the case for authors not approaching show producers on their own. Pamela DormanContinue reading “odds & ends”