Ever wondered how your required college composition courses will benefit you once you’re in the “real world”? Ever wondered how important reading and writing skills are to artists, marketing experts, nurses, and entrepreneurs? I’ve started this series, Real Talk, to give professionals in a variety of industries a chance to share why reading and … More Real Talk: Jeremy Butkovich
Ever wondered how your required college composition courses will benefit you once you’re in the “real world”? Ever wondered how important reading and writing skills are to artists and visual designers, nurses, mapmakers, or creative directors at ad firms? I’ve started this series, Real Talk, to give professionals in a variety of industries a chance … More Real Talk: Robert Schneider
Admit it, you’ve been dying to own a mug that helps you shout loud and proud that semicolons are the sexiest punctuation. (They totally are. I mean, a case can be made for the interrobang — but where’s the romance?!) Live the dream, my friends. I’ve opened a Red Pen Pedestrian Emporium on CafePress. Like … More An Emporium of Trinkets, Geegaws, Trifles, and Tchotchkes
Today’s we’re profiling entrepreneur Shannon Okey, author of a suite of knitting books and the popular Knitggrl blog, whose publishing company, Cooperative Press, has now published over 60 books, and who founded independent craft showcase Cleveland Bazaar, northeast Ohio’s longest-running independent craft show, providing space for artisans and the community to come together for more than a decade. Aspiring entrepreneurs, take note! … More Real Talk: Shannon Okey
The Real Talk series gives professionals in a variety of industries a chance to share why reading and writing are so critical to what they do.
Today we’re profiling Andy Engel, Grammy-winning illustrator and graphic designer responsible for some truly iconic movie posters, album covers, and DVD covers across the pop culture spectrum — from Megadeth album covers to Tinkerbell movie posters, from Scarface to The Simpsons, from Pirates of the Caribbean to Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. … More Real Talk: Andy Engel
Today in the “Real Talk” series on Red Pen Pedestrian, we’re profiling Nicole Franz, who works at Google as an AdWords Account Manager. The ads you see when you use Google services? Nicole is one of the people working behind the scenes to make those happen. … More Real Talk: Nicole Franz
Even in STEM careers, reading and writing are vital skills. In this installment of the Red Pen Pedestrian “Real Talk” series, we’re profiling Rebecca Whiteside, a Geographic Information Systems Specialist at an engineering firm. She tells us how important reading and writing are to what she does, and how she might just have helped avert a small zombie apocalypse with her skills. … More Real Talk: Rebecca Whiteside