They want you close by but just far enough away that you’re not like a neighbor. You can learn a lot about a person just from what they wrote or how they wrote it.I have seen online profiles that looked like the person was heavily medicated when they stabbed at the keyboard in a vain attempt to spell anything over three letters.
That, in a nutshell is the quickest and most succinct way I can describe what those two things have done to modern social behavior.
In its purest form the internet can be the most amazing instrument.
When I asked her why she had posted a photo which, by her own admission, was twenty six years old, she looked at me indignantly and said, “Well, it’s still me!
” I quickly realized that this wonderful tool was not going to be used in the manner I had assumed, silly naïve fool that I was.
After all, I reasoned, while I am looking for the supposed girl of my dreams it would be a good thing if I knew what I was talking about if I ever decided to write about this.
To tell the truth, it didn’t take me long to decide to write about it.
I have seen ads with enough content to make you want to go get a cup of tea, some cookies, a pair of slippers and some Nyquil.
I have seen online profiles with so little content you wonder why they even bothered.
Writers such as I can tell you it is probably the most profound research tool we have ever had.
I just completed a novel that took me seven years to write.