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Writers – how do you like to describe yourself? A Writer? Copywriter? Speechwriter? Author?

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It’s interesting how writers like to describe themselves and their creations. Words matter. Descriptions matter.

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I’ve written speeches for politicians and business people – and I loved being able to say “I am a speechwriter!”

When I think about it – it’s probably because I was such a fan of great speeches such as those given by MLK and JFK.

I’ve also written copy for business websites and marketing collateral – but I never wanted to be  called a copywriter.

Rightly or wrongly – I preferred to think of myself as a writer.

From my experience, there was even a hierarchy within copywriters with advertising copywriters being at the more glamorous end.

I enjoyed sharing my writing tips with advertising agency copywriters. I found the writers I helped were happy to learn any writing tips – no matter the “writing background” of the “teacher”.


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