JESS COLLINS

THE Creativity Chronicles

A journal of creative thoughts, content commissions I'm working on and where I'm at right now. 
The life of a creative copywriter.

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It’s International Lefthanders Day so I’m celebrating in true lefty style, by writing a blog post about it!  Lefties only make up 10% of the population making us pretty rare – this wasn’t always a good thing; in the middle ages if you were left-handed you were likely to be accused of being a witch […]

August 13, 2020

International Lefthanders Day – Why I Love Being a Lefty

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I have wanted a new desk for ages.  My current desk is a beautiful French antique dressing table.  But it’s just that – a dressing table.  It’s for make-up not for a Macbook.  I used to have a really big office in our house but as time has gone on and I’ve had my two […]

June 28, 2020

It All Started With a Desk

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What exactly is “enoughness?”  It’s literally the feeling of being enough (it is to me anyway).  I work with so many female entrepreneurs in my coaching sessions and time again the same topics come up.  This is one of the main culprits.  So when someone asked me about how to overcome imposter syndrome this week […]

May 15, 2020

The Essence of Enoughness

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Each year I like to have a “word of the year”, sort of a focus word to pull me back to where I should be and keep that focus in mind. This year, my word was ‘calm’ and it has been.

December 21, 2017

Word of the Year: Mother

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It’s part and parcel of being in this industry that we (writers, photographers, designers, makers and more) have to accept criticism. And it is something that gets easier over time.

August 12, 2017

Criticism in the Creative Industry

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“Are you a good copywriter?” I get asked that a lot. I try to answer this question by saying “it depends how you like your copy.”

May 22, 2017

How Do You Take Your Copy?

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“All these songs I’m hearing are so heartless. Don’t trust a perfect person and don’t trust a song that’s flawless”

February 3, 2017

Don’t Trust a Perfect Person

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