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WHOOPS, I DID IT AGAIN.

Last fall, I participated in NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, where thousands of writers around the world take on the challenge of writing 50,000 words in thirty days. I wrote a few posts about the beginning, the middle and the … Continue reading

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LIVE A LIFE WORTH WRITING ABOUT.

I’ve had a lot of conversations about time lately: how it can pass both so quickly and so slowly. Scientifically it’s a measurement, but emotionally, it’s a pretty unreliable one. When I was trying to think of a way to … Continue reading

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HELLO, HALFWAY POINT!

I had the best intentions of  posting regularly during the 30 crazy days of NaNoWriMo, but between all the word counting, World Series-ing, traveling for work and the aftermath of the election—the blog has taken a bit of a backseat. … Continue reading

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LIFE ISN’T PERFECT. ADS SHOULDN’T BE, EITHER.

There’s a lot of talk in advertising about aspiration—showing your target audience not as they are, but as they want to be. If you’re talking about a beauty or a fashion brand, I can see the point. But then again, Dove … Continue reading

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A SECOND TIME IN THE SECOND CITY

I’ve always been a bit of a nomad. In the past 18 years, I’ve lived in 9 different cities—some for just one year, others as long as five. Whether the move was motivated by school or a job, I always … Continue reading

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#WORDCRUSHWEDNESDAY

Since I’m in advertising, I figured the first #WordCrushWednesday should be an ad—and this one was an obvious choice. Every time this Mazda spot comes on air, I stop what I’m doing to listen. It’s that good.   There’s definitely a … Continue reading

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