Category Archives: Fiction and Copy Decodes

Posts that feature fiction and copywriting insights

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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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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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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He Pled Laptop and and then Washing Machine, and I Was Fine with It…

How’s it going? Today is the first day of November 2018 (and it’ll take a while to get used to saying that). I’ve got plans to make it an awesome month, and I know you do too. I also think … Continue reading

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Episode 19: This Means Nothing, and Yet Everything…

How’s it going? Today is Wednesday, and that means it’s podcast day. Let’s get to it. Today is also the last day of October, which involves a lot of candy, I’m told. Anyway, this episode is a flashback, about something … Continue reading

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It Started with a Map and ‘Roos…

How’s it going? I actually meant to say that the book my aunt showed us with the story about the distant relative in conflict with the world around him was “distant” in time as well, because it took place about … Continue reading

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