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Live Like You Jam

In one of the great lines from E.M. Forster’s A Room With a View, the affable minister makes a comment about one of his young parishioners as she passionately plays a piece on the piano: “If Miss Honeychurch ever takes to live as she plays, it will be very exciting both for us and for […]

Some Advice from Grandma

Yesterday was Christmas, and one of the high points was spending time with my grandmother, who is 97. (97!!) Around the table, my dad asked everyone what they were looking forward to in the new year. My grandma said something that struck me. She said, “Every new day is a blessing to me, so each […]

Starting Point for Great Content: Nobody Has Time and Nobody Cares

If you’re reading this, you are probably putting off a long to-do list, or this is the 18th tab open in your browser, and/or you are quickly scrolling through at the end of a long meeting/day/commute. So first off, THANK YOU! You are honoring me with your time and attention (and also helping me make […]

Writing a New Story on Main Street

There is no large commuter artery that runs near the corner of 7th and Arch Streets in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. Forget the regional rail line; passenger trains haven’t run through town in decades. To get here takes intention and agency. Unless you live in the little town, you’re not likely to drive past the bright red […]

Welcome to the new Words Beyond Content!

I am thrilled to announce the formation of Words Beyond Content. Businesses of all sizes are looking for words to fill the void and capture attention. These days, words, images, video – all the stuff that fills up the internet – is categorized as “CONTENT.” With the internet’s insatiable appetite for content, most companies find […]