What’s My Name?

Writing Wednesday, what up! It dawned on me earlier today that while a solid 98 percent of the people reading this know what I do for a living, there's a lovely two percent that has every reason to find my obsession with grammar borderline unhealthy. I write and edit marketing and product copy for a [...]

Complicated

Here's the thing about being good at something: You're always bad to start. I don't care if you're learning to swim or ride a bike or speak to a large crowd—you're never gonna nail it on the first try. Or the 22nd, for that matter. But here's the other thing: You're definitely not alone. It's [...]

When I Grow Up

A few weeks ago, I received the following text from a friend. A guy I don't talk to regularly, by any means, but I consider him one of the smartest people I know. "You were smart to quit journalism. But you are a great writer." It simultaneously warmed and broke my heart. I'm not referencing [...]