personal branding

If you want to be a (better) writer…

Ditch your definition of writer, please. :)  Sooooo the dictionary defines a writer as “a person engaged in writing books, articles, stories, etc., especially as an occupation or profession; an author or journalist.” As a result, you probably think you can’t be a “writer” until you’re making money...

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How to answer the question “What do you do?” without boozing, sleazing, or wanting to die (part 1)

Picture this: You’re standing at a holiday party, bopping along to a festive playlist and piling bleu cheese onto butterfly-shaped butter crackers. You feel FANTASTIC. Maybe it’s the candlelight, the rum punch, or your cute velvet dress. Who knows? Who cares? (Side note: Velvet is BACK, according to...

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