Category Archives: Fiction and Copy Decodes

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How Me Getting Stuck in a Virtual Castle Can Make You a Better Writer

How’s it going? A bit of a cryptic title, I know, but it reveals a little something people struggle with when they’re writing, living life, or what-have-ya. Let’s get to it. This virtual castle is Runescape’s Castle Drakan–it’s basically vampire-land…they’re … Continue reading

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Why I Sweated It Out Listening to a Bearded British Man…

How was your weekend? Mine was pretty hot (and sweaty and not-so-nice). That locks down the meaning of the first part of the above title. On to part 2… Let’s get to it. If you’ve been reading my posts for … Continue reading

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What Carlton Lassiter Can Teach You about My Behavior…

How’s it going? I hope you enjoyed Episode 6 of the podcast (although what I’ve been planning may have to be extended out to a couple weeks because it’ll take longer than I planned, provided what comes of it). Let’s … Continue reading

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How an Australian Lady (Gently) Slapped Me in the Back of the Head…

How’s it going? Today’s podcast day, of course, and I mentioned I’d talk about what happened when I had the meeting with the Australian lady. Let’s get to it. I’ll go into things a little bit in today’s episode. The … Continue reading

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I Remembered You Probably Want to Know What Happens after This…

How’s it going? One of the reasons why I started this blog was to let you know what I could about my client interactions, when/if I could. We get to go a little bit into that today. Let’s get to … Continue reading

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I’m Guilty of This after a Weekend Sometimes–Are You?

How was your weekend? Mine was very warm, not blazing hot, so that was good. Other than that, same old, same old. And I thought about something I’m guilty of, especially on Mondays. Let’s get to it. Sometimes after a … Continue reading

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Stacks of Chicken and How Not to Try to Be Funny…

How’s it going? Something happened to me yesterday that reminded me of one of the most important copywriting maxims there is, and how violating or ignoring can lead to humorous or embarrassing results. WARNING: My cousin doesn’t live nearby and … Continue reading

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Yardwork and the Start of July 2018

How was your weekend? Mine was the standard–mowing while sweating, followed by a bit of trimming, while still sweating. Oh, and triple-digit heat…there was lots of that. Which actually leads into the subject of this post, today. Let’s get to … Continue reading

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Triple F: They Melted, and Then…

How’s your week been? I’m waiting on contacts from a couple people I swapped services with, and one explainer script’s in the bag, which is cool. Other than that, a pretty standard week…so, not standard at all. Sometimes, that’s good. … Continue reading

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I Felt a Sense of Relief…

How’s it going? For some reason, I thought I’d talk a little bit about yesterday, and what it meant for me (not to get all drone-y and selfish, I hope). Let’s get to it. I thought you’d be able to … Continue reading

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