I Hugged Pac-Man and Kristen Bell All Thanks to My Writing

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In my 10+ years of writing, I've had the privilege and the pleasure of meeting and interviewing some of the coolest people on the planet. Granted, who I think is cool may be a bit different than who's on your list. But as a huge comic book and sci-fi geek, my list of celebrity meet and greets is drool inducing. Thanks to my lengthy editing stint at the now-defunct Wizard … [Read more...]

Construction Toy Companies Realize Girls Like Building Too

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My article¬†Construction Toys Reach New Heights with Hot Licenses and a Whole New Audience for the June issue of Toys & Family Entertainment is now available online to read. Besides offering a sneak peek at some of the big releases coming out later this year from Lego, Mega Brands, K'NEX, Hasbro and more, it also takes a look at some of the hottest trends in Construction … [Read more...]

I Stirred Things Up on the Today Show

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One of my regular freelance gigs is writing for CafeMom.com's ¬†The Stir. It's a site that loves to take a progressive and modern look at today's hot topics from celebrities to parenting. While the "Stir" in question refers to stirring a coffee cup (as in, here's some articles that are just like a morning conversation with your friend over a cup of coffee), it really ends up … [Read more...]

Rejection Comes With the Territory

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Rejection. We face it all the time in life. Whether it's with relationships, job applications or bank loans, it doesn't matter. Rejection hurts. With the exception of relationships, you can be pretty certain that most rejections are anything but personal. And even then, most of the times I'm sure it's "them" and not you. As a writer, we're faced with rejection everywhere … [Read more...]

Exercising My Right to Write About Exercising

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Over on my Daddy Blog Mommy's Busy... Go Ask Daddy, I often write about my family, mixed in with plenty of reviews and giveaways. Things tend to center around movies, video games, superheroes and food. Oreos in particular. One of the reviews I published this year was for Zamzee, a really neat electronic device that encourages children to be more active. To sum it up quickly, … [Read more...]