Category Archives: Advertising

HURTS SO GOOD: USING CRITIQUES TO MAKE YOUR WORK STRONGER.

Writing a novel couldn’t be more different than writing an ad. Or so I thought. In the last few weeks, I’ve realized just how much the lessons I’ve learned throughout my advertising career have been helping me in my latest … Continue reading

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DIVERSITY WINS THE SUPERBOWL.

As an advertising Creative Director, a football fan and a music lover, it doesn’t get much better than Super Bowl Sunday. For the past three years, I’ve opted out of traditional Super Bowl parties and instead, joined a virtual party—a … Continue reading

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THE GOOD SIDE OF ADVERTISING

The advertising industry often gets a bad rap.  It’s safe to say that we’re probably tied with used car salesman for the amount of trust people put in us. Although it might be time for a new analogy—I’m not sure … Continue reading

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#WORDCRUSHWEDNESDAY

I know it’s Thursday, but let’s just pretend, okay? According to the internet, there are 1,024,109.8 words in the English language. I have no idea what .8 of a word might be, but still. As a writer and an avid … Continue reading

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ASK YOURSELF THIS:

Earlier this week, I celebrated Rosh HaShana, the Jewish new year. Not unlike the new year we all celebrate, it’s a time for reflection, thinking about the past year and what changes you want to make for the year ahead. … Continue reading

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FIND YOUR TRIBE

Writing can be a lonely process, but it doesn’t have to be. One of the many amazing things about the internet is that it makes the world so much smaller and more accessible. Your people are out there, you just have … Continue reading

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A CASE AGAINST THE OXFORD COMMA.

As someone who makes a living writing, I am embarrassingly bad at grammar—especially when it comes to commas. I once joked that I must have missed the week in third grade when commas were covered, but I’m afraid it might be true. … Continue reading

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