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How Copywriting Has Helped My Fiction April 18, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — mirymom @ 11:59 pm

A lot of us can cross-pollinate from the skills we’ve learned in our day jobs if we can learn to see the connections. Good post!

Kate M. Colby

wine corksAs you may know, by day I am a copywriter at a wine marketing company. Essentially, I write product descriptions, tasting notes, and catalog spreads about wine. Oh, and I do get to sample my fair share, too!

Now, a lot of writers say that, if you must have a day job, it shouldn’t be related to writing. I get that. Mentally, there are some days where I feel as if I have no more words to give the world. Physically — now this is where the real toll hits. Some days, I’m so sore from sitting at a desk for hours, and my fingers are so tired that they barely want to move (I’m just counting down the days until carpal tunnel syndrome really hits. I know it’s coming.). On those days, writing fiction after work is literally painful.

But, despite those few negatives, I’ve actually found that copywriting…

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