Tag Archive | writing

write handed

For anyone who thinks that being a writer is glamorous, I have two words for you: as if. Being a writer is a lot of things — challenging, all-encompassing, sleep-reducing, stress-inducing, and, if you’re very, very lucky, satisfying and well-received — but glamorous is not one of them. On the days when the words just […]

write of passage

I can’t speak for other writers, but I myself have a love / not-so-much relationship with writing. On the one hand, it’s a passion — it’s who I am and what I do. It’s how I earn a living and how I get to be creative. And funny. Touching. And conversational. And, hopefully, maybe even a little […]

write? wrong.

When you’ve spent your career as a copywriter — one who writes advertising — there are five small words you’ve come to despise:  “I’m not a writer, but …” Whether they are uttered by an account person (reaction: snarl), an art director (reaction: hmmm…) or a client (reaction: sure, I’d love to have your input […]