I'll be speaking with John Gall, Irma Boom, Jennifer Daniel, and PRINT magazine editor in chief Michael Silverberg on Sunday October 28th. This should be really fun—so come on and join us.
What happens when you read this line? You are being addressed, but by whom? Chances are you hear the line (in your mind’s ear) before you picture the speaker. I can hear Ishmael’s words more clearly than I can see his face. (Audition requires different neurological processes than vision, or smell. And I would submit that we hear more when we read than we see). Picturing Ishmael requires a strong resolve.