Napa Valley Writers Presents Get Inside Your Reader’s Brain

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Presented by Napa Valley Writers at Napa Valley Unitarian Universalists Church Sanctuary, Napa CA

Nov 14
Napa Valley Writers Presents Get Inside Your Reader’s Brain

Napa Valley Writers will host Ransom Stephens, Ph.D., a novelist and scientist who will discuss the neuroscience of how to make readers laugh and cry.

Neuroscience is like looking under the hood to see how it works. When you know how readers process your writing you can figure out what grabs readers, what bores them, and why. In this presentation, we’ll investigate how to write in ways that administer dopamine when you want readers happy and withholds it when you want readers sad. We’ll explore the roots of what people like and why bestsellers aren’t always critical favorites. Art is subjective, but our subjectivity has a lot in

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$8 for guests, $5 for CWC members. Students with ID, free

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