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March 2016


Fear and Advertising

After an exhilarating weekend spent in the Sup for Golden Plains festival, my Tuesday was spent picking away at client files, doing a few loads of post-festival washing, sneaking in a run along the ocean, and devouring not one… not two… but three Netflix documentaries.

Have I mentioned how much I’m loving this freelance lifestyle?

Here’s what was on the docket:

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Paper Plane Communications Logo 2.0

Flight Deck: The Paper Plane Communications Story

I am excited to launch ‘Flight Deck,’ a behind-the-scenes look at the work I do as a professional copywriter and storyteller.

Whenever I’m asked questions like, “What does it mean to be a writer?” and “So… what is it that you do, exactly?” my response is based entirely on whatever I happen to be working on that day. If you had posed the question two weeks ago, I would have told you that being a writer means preparing letters of authenticity for didgeridoos in North Australia… and I’d be telling the truth.

Before we delve into the details, though, I thought I’d share the story of how Paper Plane Communications – my bread and butter, my baby – came to be.

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Tuned: John Grant – “It’s Easier”

This weekend I’ll be taking in my first Australian music festival: Golden Plains X. We’ll pack our swag (sleeping bag) and esky (cooler) into the boot (trunk) of the car and make tracks to the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre – the Sup.

I swear that one day I’ll get handle on all this Aussie slang; unfortunately, however, today is not that day.

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A day in the life of a freelance writer.
The Journey

Chapter One

Welcome to Little Writer, Big World.

What started as a #hashtag has now become the product you are holding, reading, and seeing today. A veritable mélange of who I am, what I do, and what I love.

Am I terrified? Of course.

Am I excited? You bet.

Am I ready? Let’s find out.

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