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: Everyone Knows It but Me?

How’s your week been? We’ve still got a bit left of it, and you know what that means… Let’s get to it. Along with starting a new campaign of Dungeons and Dragons, reaching out to various writing opportunities that cropped … Continue reading

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The Rocky Start to My Second D&D Campaign Taught Me Some Things…

How’s it going? I started my second-ever campaign in Dungeons and Dragons and boy was it a rough start…but I did pick up a lot of useful tidbits about D&D, as well as about writing and characterization. And some of … Continue reading

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Episode 21: Fiction Writers Can Do This, but Copywriters Can’t (Mostly)

How’s it going? Today’s Wednesday, and if you’ve been here on a Wednesday lately, you know what time it is. Let’s get to it. For this week’s sequential episode, I’ll try to include a tidbit or two that wasn’t in … Continue reading

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3, 2, 1, 577, ?, 0: What a Fictional Spider Taught Me about Writing and Real Life

How’s it going? I’d like to continue on the gaming/writing vibe for a bit longer with today’s post, while trying not to bore you with the gaming side of it, in case that’s not your thing. Let’s get to it. … Continue reading

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For Me, It Ended with a Whimper…

How was your weekend? Today is the observation of Veteran’s Day in the U.S., even though the day itself was officially yesterday (it’s got two 11’s in a row, which is pretty neat). Anyway, I’d like to express my appreciation … Continue reading

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Triple F: But It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way

How’s your week been? Things were pretty interesting this week (for one reason or other). Things that happened included: Getting my hat in the ring for a writing apprenticeship-ish deal Finishing my very first campaign of D&D Going hard to … Continue reading

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The Way My Brother Put It, These Four Lines Make a Circle

How’s it going? With all that stuff about submitting and rejection on yesterday’s podcast, I realized I didn’t want to be a downer or overly negative. Then I remembered something my brother told me a long time ago that relates … Continue reading

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Episode 20: There’s Piercing, but Nothing Physically Gets Hurt

How’s it going? Today’s podcast day, so… Let’s get to it. Today’s podcast is about the cycle writers and marketers go through when they try to get their work and offers out there (you’re probably familiar with it already). Here … Continue reading

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How My Mom Got Me to Think about TV a Bit Differently

How’s it going? My mom (of all people) told me something interesting about a particular TV station that I think connected well to writing in general, and project work in particular. Let’s get to it. There’s a channel on TV … Continue reading

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I Love It When This Ends…

How was your weekend? As far as the post title, I’m ashamed to say I forgot to tell you about a certain thing before it happened, and it did already. But I can say I really like this, especially when … Continue reading

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