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Writers Prefer Simplicity

Readers prefer complexity

A recent machine learning paper analyzed popular works of literature.

They determined each chapter’s positive or negative tone. Then, they plotted the rises and falls of chapter tones to create a story structure. They matched each structure to a story archetype.



Wow! Did you notice that? It was your day flying by. This publication is your place to enjoy stories of 150 words or fewer about plants and people, wild animals and pets, gardens and food, how-to and how-not-to — written to inform and delight. Did I mention humor?

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Jennifer Dunne

Regular contributor to The Daily Cuppa & Dancing Elephants Press📚Author of fiction and non-fiction✏️Topics: cats, positivity, life, and living in the Caribbean