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Let’s Be Clear: Don’t Steal Words

Let’s Be Clear: Don’t Steal Words

The other day a prospective client approached me with an opportunity. They wanted an article writer to “adapt” content from other published blogs. “We provide the source material,” the client said. “You just adapt and submit for our blog.” I declined the offer. Unfortunately for many writers, plagiarism is an all too common offense. The…

Twitter To The Rescue

Twitter To The Rescue

When anyone asks what my favorite social platform is (outside of Medium, of course!), I answer with Twitter. Sure, Twitter has received its fair share of bad press lately, but it’s still my favorite for connecting directly with people. As writers, it’s also a fantastic tool for connecting with and building an audience. I also…

I Bought a Selfie Ring Light

I Bought a Selfie Ring Light

I bought a selfie ring light over the weekend. It’s an inexpensive thing that clips on your phone and provides better lighting for pictures. The $14.99 it set me back isn’t a hefty price, but I’m questioning the life choices that brought me to this moment. Let’s rewind. I never understood selfies. Taking pictures of…

Write Now with Richard Kirshenbaum

Write Now with Richard Kirshenbaum

Who are you? Richard Kirshenbaum — Adman and Novelist. I live in NYC. What do you write? They say write what you know — and owning an Ad Agency and having run many cosmetics accounts from Avon to Revlon I had a unique birds eye view of the cosmetics industry. My debut novel Rouge (St. Martin’s Press) is a fictional account…