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: It’s Boring, but Not for Them?

How’s your week been? We’ve got some left before the weekend hits, so… Let’s get to it. Today is Fabulous Fiction Friday. As far as work, for me that’s much the same–looking after other people who are coaching writers, prospecting, … Continue reading

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We Finally Made It to the Namesake of the Campaign…

How’s it going? We ended up inching toward a solution to the “Frederick’s gone now” problem with last night’s session of Dungeons and Dragons. Let’s get to it. The fighter even said “It’s not Frederick anymore” when someone mentioned his … Continue reading

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Episode 46: What I’ve Learned from Dungeons and Dragons So Far…

How’s it going? It’s podcast day. Let’s get to it. Today’s episode is a bit of flashback, and I attempted to do a roundup of everything I learned as a result of playing Dungeons and Dragons (both about the game … Continue reading

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Some Other Things My Great-Uncle Reminded Me Of…

How’s it going? It was super warm on Sunday (I thought it was at least mid-70s here) and only 55 yesterday, so that was something I tried to weather (ha). Let’s get to it. Something else about yesterday’s post got me … Continue reading

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One Last Time Is Never Enough, and Here’s Why

How was your weekend? I actually want to talk about something that happened last week. Let’s get to it. Early Friday morning (apparently), my aunt left me a phone message…which I didn’t get until about 2 that afternoon. She told … Continue reading

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Triple F: This Mail Slot Leads To…

How’s your week been? We’ve got just a bit more of it left. Let’s get to it. Today is Friday, which means Triple F and a prompt for you. Other parts of my week were pretty normal–D&D was a blockbuster … Continue reading

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We Missed a Visit from a Little Birdie, and then This Happened…

How’s it going? The weekly Dungeons and Dragons session went down last night, and let’s just say this post may get a tad long. Let’s get to it. Our fighter and druid followed a map they were given to the … Continue reading

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Episode 45: Cars and Humor…

How’s it going? Today is podcast day. Let’s get to it. Today’s episode is another flashback one (this time about cars, of all things). Not to mention a bit of humor here and there, of course. Here you go: https://anchor.fm/fiction-and-copy-decoded/episodes/Episode-45-Car-Commercials–Humor–and-Better-Writing-e41cmpContinue reading

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Didn’t Know There Were Two of These…

How’s it going? I did the yardwork yesterday and realized a simple thing had somehow escaped me–for years. Let’s get to it. I discovered a second lilac bush here, by the building I put the mower and gas in. Lilacs … Continue reading

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The Downside of Taking Time Off…

How was your weekend? I ended up taking mine off, so there’s not much that went on, except me resting…kinda boring if you think about it. That’s what I want to talk a bit about though. But before all that, … Continue reading

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