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"11 Really Stupid Blunders You're Making With Your Biz & Career Right Now."

The Simple Secret To An Elite Copywriting Career (which you’ll never guess)
Howdy... I've been running into copywriters (and marketers) who are still absolutely freaked out over Artificial Intelligence... ... and the[...]

Fresh Ink

The Game You’re Guaranteed To Lose
Saturday, 1:55pmReno, NV"Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right..." (Stealer's Wheel)Howdy.Thought I'd share Heads Up Alert #13[...]
Playing In The Big Kids’ Sandbox
Friday, 11:35pmReno, NV"Tell your mama and your papa, I'm a little schoolboy, too..." ("Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl", Sonny Boy Williamson)Howdy...Eventually,[...]
Here’s Your Damn Free Book
Monday, 7:01pmReno, NV"There is nothing that cannot be achieved by a man who refuses to listen to reason" (Gary Halbert)Howdy...I[...]


The Most Awesome Lesson I Learned From Gary Halbert
Wednesday, 1:50pmReno, NV"Nothing is impossible for a man who refuses to listen to reason." (Gary Halbert)Howdy...I learned a lot from[...]
The Big Damn “Lost” Trick To Solving Biz Problems Fast…
Sunday, 7:38pmReno, NV"My social life's a dud, my name is really Mud..." ("Talk Talk", Music Machine)Howdy...Quick story: If you’re in business,[...]
Congratulations. Now, Stop Being A Wuss…
Monday, 1:32pmReno, NV"But it's all right... in fact it's a gas..." (The Stones, "Jumpin' Jack Flash")Howdy...It's time for another orgy[...]
Magic And Reality Walk Into A Bar. Only One Comes Out Alive…
Friday, 1:46pmReno, NV"You want it, you take it... you pay the price." (Bruuuuuuce Springsteen, "Prove It All Night")Howdy...One afternoon when[...]


Freelance Writing

Seriously, WTF Were You Thinking, Skipping That Nap?
Monday, 2:01pm Reno, NV "Now I'm sitting here, sipping at my ice cold beer, lazing on a sunny afternoooooooon..." (The[...]
Never Let Incompetence Sneak Up Behind You
Friday, 12:35pm Las Vegas, NV "Hey, watch this..." (Famous last words of a drunk redneck) Howdy... Quick lesson in competence[...]
How To Weasel Out Of A Deadline (When You Seriously Must)
Saturday 3:08pmReno, NV"Do the least damage possible to the client." (Me.)Howdy.Recently, a good pal (and damn fine copywriter) had a[...]
R.I.P. Elvis Sightings & Exploding Preachers
 Thursday, 2:52pmReno, NV"He was a one-eyed, one horn, flying purple people eater..." (Sheb Wooley)Howdy.In the spirit of screwing off as[...]

Life Lessons

I Am The Man I Am Today, Because…
Saturday, 12:51pm Rancho Cucamonga, CA Howdy. My father passed away two years ago, and because he’d lived such a long[...]
Your Own Private Crystal Ball
Monday, 6:16pm Reno, NV "We'll meet again, don't know where, don't know when..." (Omnipresent WWII song by Vera Lynn) Howdy...[...]
Real Wealth’s Best Friend
Friday, 12:30pm Reno, NV "I'm handy with the love and I'm no fool, I fix broken hearts, I know I really[...]
You’re Excused.
 Saturday, 3:53pmReno, NV"Well, excuuuuuuuse me." (Steve Martin)Howdy.One of the very bright dividing lines separating happy, successful folks from the unhappy[...]
3 Old School Rules That Can Ruin Your Plans To Remain Poor And Miserable.
Monday, 3:33pm Rancho Cucamonga, CA "One way or another, I'll gitcha, I'll gitcha, I'll gitcha gitcha gitcha..." (Blondie) Howdy. Okay,[...]