LA Tribune Special Edition for Leadership
Just published on page 32 in the Special Leadership Edition link.
Here is the article that was submitted:
The Art of Writing, Creating, and Persuasion
The story draws you in as the writer weaves the words across the page. Planting an image, you can’t shake. Capturing your mind. Compelling you to keep reading. The same overwhelming desire to sit on the edge of your seat straining to hear the punch line at the end of a joke.
My English high school teacher wanted to test our creativity. He put on an instrumental classical record. Don’t recall the name other than the word ‘sunset’ was in the title. The others sat intently listening to the music, I guess with the hopes to capture how to interpret what filled the room. I grabbed my pen and started writing. Continue reading
A Letter to My English Teachers
Dear English Teachers,
Struggling throughout school trying to figure out past participles, adjectives, adverbs. Got the conjunction bit; well, I think so.
Oh teacher, it never had to be so complicated. You could’ve let us run with our thoughts slapped on paper and hen-pecked it out over the manual typewriter. Heaven knows we got plenty of arm exercise with slamming that carriage back and forth.
As a copywriter:
I help businesses grow through marketing.
Bringing products and services to the world.