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Exclamation Point
Communication

The Exclamation Point Is Back and Bubbly As Ever!!!

In many ways, the exclamation point is considered to be the cop out king of punctuations. The idea goes that strong, thoughtful writing shouldn’t require an exclamation because the exclamation should be contained within the words. You might compare using the exclamation point to…

April 28, 2018
Introverted Characters
Communication

Top 10 Coolest Introverted Characters

Let’s face facts: introverts are cool. We brood, we are mysterious, and when we speak up (which isn’t often) people tend to listen. So it makes sense that some of the most interesting, compelling, and memorable characters in narrative history are introverted.…

March 19, 2018
Media
Communication

How the Media Divides Us and What to Do About It

If you’ve been anywhere near the media or social media this past month, you’ll know that January has been characterized by extremes. You’re thinking Trump, of course – we all are – but locally for my city there was also a ruling made by…

February 4, 2017
2016
Communication

Me at the Beginning of 2016 vs. Me at the End

It’s perhaps a bit early in December to be posting a year in review blog, but what can I say: I’m thinking ahead. How was your 2016? Social media is currently circulating a whole slew of “Me at the beginning of 2016 vs. me…

December 15, 2016
Creative
Communication

This Week I Could Use Some Creative Advice from You

I think. A lot. I don’t mean to; it’s a part of my personality. The wheels in my head are constantly spinning, constantly in motion, constantly looking ahead for what’s next. As much as I’ve honed an active imagination into a strength to push…

November 14, 2016
cat
* Communication

Ode to the Cat of My Creativity

Oh, the cat – they’ve got us completely figured out. They’ve conquered the world and the Internet with their cuddly cuteness, quirky personalities, and obsession with getting inside containers of all shapes and sizes.…

October 15, 2016