Full-Frontal Nudity of the Soul for Writers

My Writing Uses Wendy’s Recipe: Quality, Not Quantity

So what about those who write quantity, not quality?

Young boy writing. Photo by Pavel Danilyuk.jpg
Young boy writing. (Photo by Pavel Danilyuk.jpg)

When writing, I prefer the Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers approach. Working there helped pay for college. I also received Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year recognition.

My old boss, Stacey Ellen Rimer-Stakely of Montgomery, Alabama, still teases about this on Facebook. This is because when I graduated and went to work with her et al. in the Governor’s Office, my “me wall” included the two Wendy’s plaques.

The importance of quality over quantity.

In the mid-1980s, my Wendy’s managers emphasized the importance of quality, not quantity.

This philosophy guides me while writing almost 40 years later.

If you’re an email marketer who focuses on quantity over quality, my intent is to grab your attention.

If you’re sick of email marketers’ overwhelming underwhelming messages with grammar mistakes and typos out the wazoo, there is info for you here, too.

Daily email sequences rule the quantity sandbox.

Let me remove all doubt. I despise seven straight days of email sequences after sharing my addy to receive a freebie.

An immediate confirmation email, “click to authenticate” is fine.

Sending me another email five minutes later telling me mana from Heaven is about to rain down on me?

No, thanks.

That should have been in the authentication.

I realize you didn’t want to overwhelm my brain with anything other than the confirmation.

Thank you.

But how about including that after clicking your authentication button?

The one that brought me to your landing page.

“The one that’s the length of a Bible,” to quote Ben Affleck’s character, Ned Alleyn, in Shakespeare in Love. (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0138097)



Donald J. Claxton - Woodsman by Design

Donald J. Claxton is a woodsman by design. He tent camps during summer in Upper Michigan and makes wooden crosses and carves caricatures to make a living.