Monthly Archive: February 2008


In the middle of the night, I staggered out of bed to use the bathroom, which is getting tougher to do with this baby in my middle. So there I am, in the middle of the night, chilly, exhausted, unable…
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The joys of the anecdote

To continue the bit on advertorial writing, there’s a challenge in writing it because you want the reader hooked, and yet you’re writing non-fiction. You interview the One With The Dream, and you find out how much the organization rocks….
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the joys of advertorial writing

Your first thought is, “What on earth is advertorial?”  No, it’s not adversarial. It’s advertising plus editorial, those articles you see in the newspaper that are actually ads. They’re paid for like ads, but they’re written by freelancers like me.  I…
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