January 2018

Uncle Walt’s Rhetoric

In chapter 2 of Sean Morey’s The Digital Writer, Morey discusses the four basic elements of rhetoric- ethos, pathos, logos, and kairos. Ethos examines the ethical side of a speaker- how well does the audience trust him/her? Audiences will trust someone with expert knowledge in a subject, so it appeals

In Defense of Rhetoric

When I hear the term rhetoric, my mind immediately races to Plato’s Cave. Plato developed the allegory of the cave to explain our lack of larger understanding and acceptance. In Plato’s Cave, prisoners are bound facing the wall and unable to turn their heads. A fire burns behind them, with


I have always loved stories and the magic they bring audiences. I’ve been writing and telling stories for as long as I can remember. The idea of bringing words together to create entire universes and societies, to help those without a platform, and to give a voice to the voiceless has

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