Category Archives: Fiction and Copy Decodes

Posts that feature fiction and copywriting insights

I Did This Fast When It Should Have Been Slow…

How was your weekend? I learned there’s a place for doing things fast and a place for doing them slow–and it all depends on the circumstances. Let’s get to it. One of the interesting things I did with my new … Continue reading

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Instead of Next Week, I’ll Tell You Today…

How’s it going? I didn’t expect to be writing about this until sometime next week, but things worked out a bit differently. So this will be a short one. Let’s get to it. I woke up today…to a screen staring … Continue reading

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Two Dings in the Armor of My Daily Routine…

How’s it going? I’d like to talk about something seemingly insignificant today that’s somehow having an effect on me (or that I’m allowing to affect me, more than likely). Let’s get to it. I have a chair I sit in … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Bonus…I Just Couldn’t Stay Away…

How was your weekend? We got slammed with snow here, so there was a lot of shoveling on Friday and Sunday, and a bit of a surprise shopping trip for butter (it wouldn’t be half as interesting if it weren’t … Continue reading

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2018: Post 4 after the Super Bowl–Different Perspectives Collide…

How’s it going? Today I’ll be doing a short roundup plus a little delving into an important part of writing for any writer, no matter if you’re doing fiction, copywriting, or something else. This is post 4, and the last … Continue reading

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2018: Post 3 after the Game…This Was Everywhere. Nope, It’s a…

How’s it going? This is post 3 of my Super Bowl commercial breakdown (well, the ones that impacted me a lot, anyway–sure there was more, but I don’t want to be here forever…that’s not sporting). I’ll probably end up doing … Continue reading

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2018: The First Super Bowl Post after the Game

How was your weekend? Mine was a bit out of the ordinary–went shopping in the morning…the cold, cold morning. Lots of wind. And then it snowed a teeny amount in the afternoon. Of course, the thing I hoped I’d be … Continue reading

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I Expected Chocolate and Nuts, but Got This Instead…

How’s it going? Something interesting happened to me yesterday, and I never expected a grocery store to inspire me to write about unfamiliar things. Let’s get to it. Every Friday, a grocery store in my area (they’re national, but they … Continue reading

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I Thought I Was Stuck, and Then I Remembered This…

How’s it going? I was a teeny bit “eh” about what to write today, but then I realized what today was, and that I’d write about that. Let’s get to it. If you’re new(ish) here, you don’t know that I … Continue reading

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Tales from the Unpaid Intern Desk…

How’s it going? Today is a bit of a continuation from yesterday about pointing out other people’s errors. Let’s get to it. A copywriter I know whose list I’m on used the term “unpaid intern” to describe this type of … Continue reading

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