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From the founder of Storymind

Man Made follows a mysterious force as it sweeps around the globe erasing anything man made - from buildings, vehicles, and technology to medicines, clothing, and dental work.

Governments stagger under the panic, religions are at a loss for an explanation, scientists strive for any means to stop or divert the phenomenon, and the world’s population from families to individuals struggle to prepare for The Event, which will drive humanity back beyond the stone age.

The Event is coming.

Are you prepared?

Copyright Melanie Anne Phillips


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A Few Words About Communication

By Melanie Anne Phillips


Communication requires the transfer of understanding and/or passion from one person to another.  The process of communication involves both transmission and reception across a medium.  Whether intentional or not, this process self-organizes into a narrative form which is the framework upon which the information, be it logic or feeling, is conveyed.

This collection of articles and essays from my quarter century as a teacher of narrative explores key aspects of the nature and function of communication, and illuminates both the process and the experience.

Table of Contents

1.  Introduction to Communication

2.  Origins of Communication

3.  Advancements in Communication

4.  The Four Stages of Communication

5. The False Narrative