Author Archives: Ty Mall

About Ty Mall

Thanks for stopping by. I've almost always been interested in writing, among other things. Along with discovering pop culture, I've uncovered a lot about the craft over the past 10 years. And whether you're a fiction writer or email copywriter, I'm here to pass on what I've found out. And have a ton of fun in the process.

Triple F: Tried It and It Didn’t Work…

How’s it going? The weekend’s just about here. I’ve been doing some scripting, and a little bit of fiction writing (the fiction’s my own stuff). And I got another hefty piece of evidence reinforcing that I should never jump to … Continue reading

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Bird Creature Pixels, and Your Writing…

How’s it going? I was playing a bit of an online game last night and today, and I realized… Sometimes I hate challenges. Let’s get to it. A lot of you may not understand this example, so I’ll keep the … Continue reading

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Dust It Off…

How’s it going? I’m having a bit of an internal hassle today, and I think it’s about something silly, despite what I tell myself and everyone else about it. Anyway, let’s get to it. I’m posting more regularly to LinkedIn, … Continue reading

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How We Rebonded Over Getting Our Virtual Butts Kicked

How’s it going? Since I mentioned my ill Facebook friend yesterday, today I figured I’d mention about my other friend (who I might get to talk weekly to, now). Let’s get to it. This friend of mine hadn’t played an … Continue reading

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There’s Always Some Kind of a Clock…

How was your weekend? Mine went well–mowed the lawn, did things here and there, and what-have-ya. I also came across two interesting happenings I’ll probably be blogging about. One is being able to introduce a friend to an online game, … Continue reading

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Triple F: Read This And…

How’s it going? Won’t bore you with a lot of details about my week, since a lot of it is the same, and there weren’t a lot of new developments (except for me getting one maxed skill in an online … Continue reading

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Motivation Where I Didn’t Expect It…

How’s it going? The weekend’s almost here. Anyway, let’s get to it. For those of you who don’t know, in addition to writing and editing, I also do online gaming (I mean video games, not gambling). In one of the … Continue reading

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Even If You Can’t Pump Out 2,500 Words an Hour, Find Your Own Version of This…

How’s it going? I read an article yesterday (can’t remember which of my Facebook friends shared it) about a romance author who can write 2,500 words…per hour. Wow. I know I don’t have that kind of production, for sure (my … Continue reading

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Editors Aren’t God, They’re Only Trying to Do This…

How’s it going? A couple posts back, I mentioned talking about something that gave me an interesting take on the craft of editing (and writing, too). Let’s get to it. I’ve never really thought of editors as mean or what-have-ya, … Continue reading

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A Lesson or Two from a Silent TV…

How was your weekend? I think I finally realized, officially, that the sun is setting sooner and sooner, on its way back to 4:30 (well, not right away–that will be in another three and a half months, or so). Anyway, … Continue reading

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