“A lot of what gets done on campaigns gets done on the basis of anecdotal evidence, which often comes down to who is a better storyteller. Who tells a better story about what works and what doesn’t work?” says Christopher Mann, a former executive director of the New Mexico Democratic Party. .. The people who […]
Entries Tagged as 'Writing'
Political Advice and Story Telling – “The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns”, Sasha Issenberg
December 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Campaigning, Data, Narrative, Politics
November 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Description, Love, Quotes, Writing
You nod and watch her. She is an exceptionally beautiful girl. You think of that old saying Show me a beautiful girl and I’ll show you someone who is tired of fucking her. You doubt you would have ever tired of her, though.
November 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Description, Love, Writing
You were at the age where you could fall in love with a girl over an expression, over a gesture.
November 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Description, Writing
The newest girl’s called Samantha and she’s a problem. She’s dark and heavy-browed and has a mouth like unswept glass—when you least expect it she cuts you.
November 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Description, Love, Writing
Yes—it’s an opposites-attract sort of thing, it’s a great-sex sort of thing, it’s a no-thinking sort of thing. It’s wonderful! Wonderful! Until one June day Alma discovers that you are also fucking this beautiful freshman girl named Laxmi, discovers the fucking of Laxmi because she, Alma, the girlfriend, opens your journal and reads. (Oh, she […]
November 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Description, Writing
YOU, YUNIOR, HAVE A GIRLFRIEND named Alma, who has a long tender horse neck and a big Dominican ass that seems to exist in a fourth dimension beyond jeans. An ass that could drag the moon out of orbit. An ass she never liked until she met you. Ain’t a day that passes that you […]
November 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Description, Writing
She’s sensitive, too. Takes to hurt the way water takes to paper.
November 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Description, Dialogue, Prose, Writing
she might have described swimming in the lake as a child, or said that lakes reminded her of being a child, or asked me if I’d enjoyed swimming as a child, or said that what she’d said about the moon was childish.