I had listened to one webinar too many, it seems.This one was giving advice on how to shorten the content to grab your audience’s attention.
Attention span and competition are inversely proportionate it seems.
I am thinking about Anna Akhmatova.
She was a Russian poet, oppressed by the Soviets. Her works were hand-copied, and passed between eager readers. Eventually to save the life of her son, she was forced to write a poem in praise of the Soviets.
I want to weep when I compare this to the shrinking world of words.
How did the dias of literary royalty get filled with Oprah’s book club authors?
Elizabeth Gilbert, that champion of the international yoga pants brigade, is passed around now?
what is left?
there are webinars on those too.
I think i hate everything right now.