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August 21, 2007



A daily web log featuring personal anecdotes with universal appeal.

See? Not that wasn't so tricky. :)


Here is an "elevator pitch" that I think will work for you. I am an artist writer. I write about things that make people step back and look at life from someone else point of view. I invoke feelings of happiness, sadness, and excitement. I am a writer that intrigues, inform and entertain. Look me up at http://www.dearreader.com/, and tell me what you think.


I'd say your elevator pitch should be something like:

I have the most autonomous, individualistic writing assignment available! I write about my individual life - from my own perspective, of course. That assignment includes things like musings, memories, experiences, emotions, etc. - all the things that tie together and make up a single life. And the kicker of the whole thing is that these personal thoughts strike actual chords in various persons at different times; everyone can identify with something I write and that's what makes it both a personal and, at the same time, a public experience. That means that I benefit personally - and hopefully, others benefit, too. 'Bye now!

Linda Donahoo

I think you do really good. I wish I could do as well. I'd like to write a book but as my brother said once as I told him I'd write him when I got home he told me to go ahead and he would correct it and send it back. He never got a letter. I had a very active and wonderful teen life. Wish I could put it on paper..Keep on doing what you do. and thanks for the letters. lol Linda


You tell them your write your own "Dear Reader" column for the book clubs you run and that you write about sharing life. The good, the bad, the ugly, the funny, hilarious, the sad, and the "duh" side of your own experiences and sometimes others. That you share what happens when something personal,not to personal, happens to you or someone you know or that touches you personally and means alot to you. If they don't get "the elevator pitch" after your explantion, then they will never get it. It's all about life and how it touches people. You will probably never understand just how much you touch others lives and what it means to read something everyday that doesn't always bring you down. Instead you lift people up. Keep up the great work!

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