Thursday, October 10, 2013

Blog 5!

Tell us about a piece of writing that has impacted your life. It could be something you wrote, something you read, or even something you wish that you'd written. What was the text, and how did it affect you and your choices? (For this exercise, I'm going to forbid quoting scripture. You all already know that words of scripture can be transforming. I want to push you beyond that, to see the hand of God not only in holy writ but also in "the best books" and the skill of your own pen.)

Thursday, October 3, 2013

#4: Conference Rhetoric!

Tell us about a rhetorical tool you spotted during General Conference. (Yes, general authorities use rhetoric, too!) Did the tool enhance or detract from the speaker's message? Why?