Trauma and Attention: Fixing the Victim

Inflicting trauma – or sumy threatening to – is one way to force a victim’s attention onto the perpetrator/abuser.  But it’s selective, a very personal show, typically a private show for an audience of immediate family.  Think Julie Gregory’s experience in Sickened.

JK Rowling – Not everything goes in the book

J.K. Rowling, in an interview, said she took extensive notes on Hogwarts and her characters, but that these notes were for her rather than for her readers. At Computers and Writing last week, I realized that my best Twitter posts came when I replaced my standard note-taking in Google Docs with pure Twitter.  Since I…