Aristotle’s pillars of argument include ethos, pathos and logos. Ethos has to do with the credibility of the narrator. Basically if you trust what the narrator is saying, if you think the narrator matches certain ideals like honest and integrity, the narrator has a better chance of persuading you. I thought it would be funContinue reading “Avoiding ethos in a short story (or trying to)”
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Two ‘pieces’ in a pod.
The belated April 2022 Transient Visitors Very Tiny Tale titled, “Checkmate.”
Feb 15: Read while buying cheap V-day Candy.
Coming to Eat Gingerbread Houses near you!
A foghorn-voiced dramatist blared about a father and son trudging through a blizzard of radioactive ash. The Road played on Royce’s audio app, but only for a moment. Preservation of low iPhone battery power outweighed listening pleasure. The last three hours of the fictional Road would have to wait until he finished the real road before him.
A Transient Visitors teaser tale on football to get you ready for football Sunday
Sunday morning Teaser Tale short story about football.
Teaser Tale Number 3, “Death by Relaxation” now available. Intended readership live life by anxiety.
The loop around the tidal basin left Emory wanting more. To up his exercise, he pedaled past the Jefferson Memorial and into Potomac Park, the peninsula behind the National Mall. Cherry blossoms in peak bloom greeted him along the way, arching above him on branches and rolling across the pavement.