Day 8: What is copywriting?

Copywriting is the creation of text surrounding the publicity, sales, or marketing of a product or service. It is the words or text that strive to promote and persuade the target audience to engage, decide, or act in a certain manner. It is…everywhere. I found myself asking what exactly copywriting was after a conversation thatContinue reading “Day 8: What is copywriting?”

Day 7: Hypnotic Happiness

Here I am on day 7 of the My500Word challenge! It has only been 7 days and approximately 4,000 words, but I have found this to be equal parts fun and challenging. Do you ever feel like you are just desperate to stay busy, to quiet your chaotic mind? Sometimes I feel like this isContinue reading “Day 7: Hypnotic Happiness”

Day 6: Shutter Speed and Time Management

Today for my 500 word post, I wanted to delve into shutter speed, something I have been ignoring in my photography research while I focus on the aperture. I am lost in a swirl of photography concepts…except it is 3 and it hasn’t been hard yet. Also, I am so very new and really wantContinue reading “Day 6: Shutter Speed and Time Management”

Day 5- First photos as a DSLR user ๐Ÿ˜…

I mentioned in my “Day 3 Post” that I was learning photography using the internet and whatever other tutorials I could get my hands on. Today, I had some free time to delve into it and had some fun! Aaaand, I am terrible, but the beginning is a good place to start. I found someContinue reading “Day 5- First photos as a DSLR user ๐Ÿ˜…”

Day 4: No Time to Write

It is day 4/31 of the #My500Words challenge. I am loving the challenge, but I am also tired! Today was a big day that challenged me in some ways regarding this goal. I was very sleepy this morning, very active this afternoon, and very preoccupied with lounging around and eating with my man-friend. This leftContinue reading “Day 4: No Time to Write”

Day 3: Learning Photography ๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™€๏ธ

This past month has led to the setting of some goals and planning for greater personal and professional growth. I had been focused for a long time on fitting myself into a mold, trying to find validation in my job or in the cocktail party summary of my life.ย  I probably still am, but IContinue reading “Day 3: Learning Photography ๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™€๏ธ”

Day 2: Stan & Ollie, A Bromance

Last night, my boyfriend and I went to see the film Stan & Ollie. This recently released bromance chronicles the famous slapstick comedy duo Laurel and Hardy as they grapple with the changing face of entertainment in the 1950s. The movie was a heartwarming and sweet tribute to this friendship. Urban dictionary‘s top definition ofย Continue reading “Day 2: Stan & Ollie, A Bromance”

Becoming by Michelle Obama- A Commentary

I finished Michelle Obama’s recently released memoir Becoming yesterday. It was a great read and held my attention from beginning to end. If you are a fan of Mother Obama, I would highly recommend the read! I was consistently struck by her transparency and honesty. With a characteristically disarming approach, she discusses the pain ofContinue reading “Becoming by Michelle Obama- A Commentary”

Day 1: A Dream Deferred

Well, today is the first day of the My500Words challenge. That means I have to write 500 words today. Yesterday, I was full of writing inspiration, my imagination going wild. Today, the day I need to write something, my mind is blank. I was an avid writer as a child. I loved poetry and sillyContinue reading “Day 1: A Dream Deferred”

My 500 Words: A 31 Day Challenge

I am embarking on a 31 day challenge, because who doesn’t love multiple challenges going on at one time! The truth is that I cannot just read constantly all day, and I would like to challenge myself to write one post a day, every day. I will still be posting about my reading challenge, separately.Continue reading “My 500 Words: A 31 Day Challenge”