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Code & Copy Companions – My Deskorations

Category: Just For Fun

My partner calls me a hoarder, but I prefer “collector and curator of jazzy knick knacks”. In this post I give you the inside scoop on the objects I keep on my desk that serve no purpose except to make me smile and feel happy when I look at them.

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Dev Jokes Demystified

Category: Code, Educational

I’m pulling back the curtain, spilling the tea, and taking you inside the minds and hearts of developers. It may sound silly, but I learned a lot from figuring out why dev memes are funny. Thanks to Instagram, I will NEVER forget that arrays start at 0.

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To the New Copywriter: Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting Out

Category: Copywriting, Educational

I’ve been writing copy for a while and I’d like to think I’ve learned a thing or two along the way. Some of those lessons I really wish I’d learned sooner, so now I pass them along to you, the new copywriter, to give you a head start.

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Stop the Spiral

Category: Code

I’m stupid. I suck. I’m the worst. I will NEVER understand this stuff! If you’ve ever had thoughts like these, you may be interested in reading about how I stop spiraling and get my brain back on track. If you have a process for this, I want to hear about it!

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Corn? Or, The Best Writing Lessons I Learned in High School

Category: Copywriting, Educational

How many times did you ask, “When will we actually use this?” in high school? I have yet to solve the quadratic equation in my professional life, but these lessons I learned in AP English junior year have stuck with me. Shoutout to Mrs. Hoye!

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Tips to Beat Burnout

Category: Code, Educational

No matter how much you love what you do, if you do it a lot, you risk burning out. These are just my tips for keeping the fire of passion and energy burning brightly, and I’d love to hear your tips to beat burnout as well!

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