L.A. Kennedy

Beyond the story

Via / Kristina Adams / The Writer’s Cookbook A recent study suggests that 1-4% of the population is on the psychopathic scale. This means that we’ll probably all meet at least one psychopath in our lives. So why not write one? The instant reaction would be to make them a serial killer, pushing your police …

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written by Dean Rieck Do you sound smarter when you use big words? According to a study published in Applied Cognitive Psychology , the answer is no. In fact, complex writing makes you sound small-minded. Just consider the title of the study: Consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity: problems with using long words …

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