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Stories for people with brief attention spans fictions by Mark McCawley

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Published by Greensleeve Editions in Edmonton .
Written in English


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Statementby Mark McCawley.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21387164M
ISBN 100921642377
OCLC/WorldCa27380402

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  I’ve written before against the argument that short stories are ideal for time-pressured readers, or, even worse, short attention spans, but I can’t put it better than Lorrie Moore.   This book is a blessing. I dog-eared umpteen pages when I originally read it. So many stories resonated with me on so many levels (Chapter "The Rules For Being Human"), and one can never go back enough times to refresh those lessons. As it says on the very first page: " Stories To Open The Heart & Rekindle The Spirit." It does just that.   14 Satisfying Quick Reads for Short Attention Spans By Madeline Raynor UTC If you regret not having time to read, but recoil at . The average attention span has shrunk from 12 seconds in to eight in So, throw them a lifeline and be brief. helps simplify and clarify complex communication. BRIEF will help you summarize lengthy information, tell a short story, You could write a book about trying to get people to pay closer attention and stop getting Reviews:

  The average focused attention span in was 8 seconds, down from 12 seconds in , and one second shorter than the average attention span of—a goldfish (9s). Some of you have already lost focus reading this article, and many of you won’t make it to the end (17% of all page views last four seconds or less).   It's a joke at the expense of President Trump's famously short attention span for reading. Kimmel noted that Obama's book is over pages . Draw attention to the point of the story. Think about "learning between the lines." Rather than interrupting the story's flow by quizzing your child, use the moment it takes to turn the page to wonder out loud about the meaning. For example, the motif of Mem Fox's book Koala Lou is unconditional love. Draw your child's attention to that theme.   Fear not, there are even short podcasts to keep your attention that are just a play button away. If you’re in a podcast rut, finding a new series to listen to can be tricky.

  In Praise Of Pithy: Books For Short Attention Spans Literary life is dominated by the great big novel, but who has time for that? These three books remind us of the value of the neglected but.   Eric Barker, author of the book Barking Up The Wrong Tree, wrote an article titled This Is How To Increase Your Attention Span: 5 Secrets From Neuroscience, and he explains it best. First off.   "Applesauce", "Behind the Fence", "By the Lake", "Love, Miguel", "Purebred" and "Tijuana" are flash fiction tales from Mabel Nina's collection, Short Stories for a Short Attention Span. Smashwords – Short Stories for a Short Attention Span – a book by Mabel Nina. The term “attention span” is the amount of time that you can spend working on a particular task, whether that is writing a report, reading a book or article, or listening to a talk. advertisement.