Wired for Story: Review

Most communication involves storytelling. According to the “Godzilla of Persuasion” himself, Robert Cialdini, communication itself evolved more to persuade than…

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High Concept, or How to Make Sure Your Idea Doesn’t Suck

Most communication rests on storytelling. Even a mundane task, like explaining that there’s a traffic delay, or telling your audience…

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Head Hopping: The First Mistake New Authors Make

Let’s say that there’s been a steady influx of off-world officers onto your planet and into your town. You don’t…

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6 Reasons why Donald Trump Must Not Be the 2024 Republican Nominee

The Return of the King. The Return of the Jedi. MacArthur steps foot on Philippine soil, fulfilling a promise to…

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How Glenn Youngkin Pulled off the Biggest Political Upset Since 2016

A political earthquake shook the United States this week. Its epicenter was in Virginia. I didn’t think it could be…

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Ahhotep – Egypt’s Forgotten Warrior Queen

The darkest days of Egypt tested the country’s women as much as its men. Seqenenre, Kamose, and Ahmose are all…

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A Time to Try Men’s Souls: Egypt’s Second Intermediate Period

If ever there were a time when things seemed hopeless for men who loved their country, Ancient Egypt’s Second Intermediate…

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Khasekhemwy: Egypt’s Re-Founding Father

Darkness clouds the land of Egypt. The two lands are divided once again, as Horus and Set renewed their eternal…

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Snefru: The “Good” Pyramid Builder of Egypt

Since the days of Imhotep, the kings of Egypt built their own Step Pyramids. These imitations have not lasted the…

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Tusculan Disputations (Cicero): Review

For ages, man has wondered how he might live the best and happiest life. The world’s collapse into a feverish,…

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