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Sense-Making vs. Sense-Unmaking

One widely acclaimed methodology in information science is Dervin’s “Sense Making Methodolgy” (SMM). It is very similar to the way people often think about “storytelling”: Because communication is embodied and learned in impositional and constraining structures (families, communities, cultures, societies), … Continue reading Continue reading

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The individualist manifesto vs. The anti-revolutionary social contract

To think or not to think — no. To write or not to write… — no. To create or not to create… — that’s wrong, too. I can come up with many ideas, but where do they come from — … Continue reading Continue reading

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Live to Make “Love Life” Stories

Why should anyone write down their life story — isn’t simply living it good enough? I think not — and the reason why is quite similar to the reason why many people keep journals of their dreams. In fact: This … Continue reading Continue reading

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Why Collocation Matters

If you haven’t read “Words as Puzzle Pieces” yet, then please check out that post first. Obviously collocation is the very crux of “solving” a puzzle. It also forms the basis of frames (frame theory) and scripts, which are crucial … Continue reading
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Little Bitty Digital Fantasy

Closing a door behind him, the author prepares for a little change of pace…. It will be an experiment — an experiential quasi-essay, a window to a different space, one of fantastic cyber-surrealism. Approaching the entrance, he sticks out his … Continue reading
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Love is the Illness Where the Antidote is Worse than the Poison

I write many love stories. As author, it is very anticlimactic whenever the true inspiration leaves the room before the fictional climax has appeared. Hot writing without a fever is probably even more difficult than when the ink well runs … Continue reading
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