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Post by fljustice » Sat April 9th, 2011, 3:41 pm

Ran across this fun tool from a writing newsletter. You can evaluate your article/blog post/book titles for their emotional impact. My most recent blog post "History in the News: Libya's Treasures, Pickled Bog Brain, and Agatha Christie" got a 50% EMV score (that's very good) in the Education category. Put in your title and see who it appeals to!

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Post by Margaret » Sat April 9th, 2011, 8:38 pm

Undoubtedly, it was the pickled bog brain that did it!
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Post by LoveHistory » Mon April 11th, 2011, 12:33 am

I can't get it to work. Is that a bad sign? My topics are so boring they have no EMV. :D

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Post by fljustice » Mon April 11th, 2011, 2:37 pm

[quote=""Margaret""]Undoubtedly, it was the pickled bog brain that did it![/quote]

I plead guilty to picking the most sensational stories to feature in the title. :D Always have, always will. After all, I live in NYC and we have a reputation for sensational headlines to uphold!

LoveHistory, sorry it didn't work for you. I checked back. It didn't work for me using "It's a mad mad world" and the communication category, but did work when I used "hero with a thousand faces" in the education category. Rather annoying!
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Post by Shield-of-Dardania » Wed November 30th, 2011, 8:55 am

I tried out a disguise title for my WIP, Prapaksha: Defender of Bactria, under the Arts & Entertainment category. It got an EMV of 0.00%.

Just out of curiosity, I tried Alexander: Lion of Macedonia. That got 25.0%.

I guess Prapaksha isn't as famous as Alexander then. Either that, or 'Defender' isn't as emotion arousing as 'Lion'. Oh well. :(

Interestingly, Agnimitra: Lion of Gujarat also scored 25%, while Prapaksha: Lion of Bactria still obtained 0.00%. Hmmm.
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Post by DianeL » Wed December 7th, 2011, 1:50 am

I can't get the tool to work at all. Hrmph.
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