Category Archives: Writing

A Year of Gratitude

Disregard the bad and acknowledge the good with a project that promotes a year of gratefulness. Continue reading

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Quirkey Copywriting

Got these “Quirkeys” as a gift last birthday, but the true gift was my joy upon reading the clever copywriting on the back of the package. I love the choice of phrases: “By gum!” “What a bother.” I also love … Continue reading

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Pack Rat

This inability to let go can also transfer to my writing. Of course, writing is a process which requires many drafts. In each draft I will change the font to gray, italicize it, put it in carrots, in parentheses––whatever I must do to keep it there. Even though I’ve thought of a better word choice, a better phrase, it’s so hard to let go. But then when I do, and the clunkiness is replaced with a clean copy with no reminders of all the work it took to get there, the separation anxiety is worth it. I realize the delete button is, in fact, my friend. Continue reading

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Content Strategy

Along with the introduction of the world wide web, there’s a whole new set of job titles. You know, the ones that make career conversations at parties difficult and awkward.

While my job title isn’t semantically complex, there still is not a huge awareness built around it. My position is called “Content Strategist” and it’s a relatively new field––it has only been around for a couple of years. Continue reading

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