COMMS - LIT - POP - ART - ACTION

A little blog featuring a few of my favorite things: books, pop culture, art (performing and visual), communications, animal welfare, productivity tips and any other interesting tidbits that cross my path.
#100DaysofWriting

#100DaysofWriting

My days are full of words. Social media posts, emails to potential supporters of the nonprofit organization for which I work, television commercial copy, print ad copy, grant proposals, thank you letters to donors, informational flyers for a variety of audiences, newsletter articles, columns, website content. My world is steeped […]

August 25, 2014 5 comments Read More
Is it acceptable to give up on a book? Or, my review of “The Swan Thieves”

Is it acceptable to give up on a book? Or, my review of “The Swan Thieves”

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe Perseverance. Steadfastness. Stick-to-itiveness. These concepts are […]

March 24, 2014 22 comments Read More
4 Steps to Mastering Mobile

4 Steps to Mastering Mobile

For a course I took last semester, my final project was to create an informative video explaining why nonprofit organizations would want to use mobile technology, along with some tips and suggestions on how to integrate mobile into an organization’s existing communications plan. I identified four major steps to “mastering mobile,” […]

May 11, 2012 10 comments Read More
United Nations social media: More than a message

United Nations social media: More than a message

This semester, I’m taking a Social Media in Strategic Communications course with Prof. Hyunjin Seo. We have several projects for the semester, including a mini-project with the Spencer Museum of Art on the University of Kansas campus. Our major project, however, is with the United Nations. We are to create […]

February 4, 2012 0 comments Read More