Category Archives: Cartoons

Episode 28: Writers and…Goofy?

How’s it going? Today is podcast day, and you know what that means. Let’s get to it. This one’s about a cartoon dog and how he can inspire your writing, by doing something unexpected when he got stuck. Here you … Continue reading

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For 2019 We’re Starting with…Toys?

How’s it going? It’s 2019–don’t have much to say about it, but we are just getting started, so we have plenty of time to make it awesome (especially if you started rolling out plans last month). As far as staying … Continue reading

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Episode 27: What a Cartoon Duck Can Teach You about Fiction and Email…

How’s it going? Today is podcast day, and that means just one thing… Let’s get to it. Today’s episode will be another flashback to part 2 of a Copywriting Codex I did a long time ago about one of my … Continue reading

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They Took My Idea, But I’m Glad, And Triple F…

How’s it going? I forgot to mention last post about the comics in the Sunday paper. I noticed a really cool one from Non Sequitur. That one does connected comic strips in a series, a lot of the time. The … Continue reading

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A Legend Leaves Us…

For those of you who don’t know, Robin Williams passed away this week. Suicide. He was 63. He was in movies like Mrs. Doubtfire, Patch Adams, and TV shows like The Crazy Ones. He was also in several cartoon shows … Continue reading

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Copywriting Codex: Disney Part 3: Goofy and the Dual Nature of Copywriters

This is the last Codex here at Fiction and Copy Decoded for the Disney series (here’s part one and two for those who missed ’em). Today is about Goofy–the dog who’s seen with Mickey and Donald a lot. He’s klutzy … Continue reading

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Copywriting Codex: Disney Part 2: Donald Duck and the Art of the Email

This is part 2 of my Copywriting Codex series about my three favorite Disney characters. For those of you who missed it, part 1 is here. Today’s Copywriting Codex is about Donald Duck. He’s one of my favorite Disney characters, … Continue reading

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Copywriting Codex: Disney Part 1: Lessons From Mickey Mouse

Do you remember Mickey Mouse? He’s one of the most well-known cartoons in America, and maybe history. One cartoon I remember (from the House of Mouse series) involves Mickey relaxing in a mountain cabin. Pete and his cousin Zeke find … Continue reading

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