Tracey Halvorsen

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Baltimore City, You’re Breaking My Heart.

This is why people leave.


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Love Your Company.


I didn’t set out to lead a company. In fact, nothing could have been further from my plan. I was a struggling artist with a BFA in painting, living and working in Cleveland…


Your Content is Slowly Killing Your Readers.

Stop making bad website content and start creating stories.


The Death Kit is in the Fridge.

I’m sorry, this isn’t a nice story about cancer and dying.


One second someone is your mom, your sister, your next-door-neighbor…


Don’t Try to Hide Your Shit Under the Rug.

Stop making stupid mistakes.


There is no substitution for doing things right. It’s not easy. That’s why it’s called…


Baltimore City, You’re Breaking My Heart.

This is why people leave.


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Curation is the new Creation

Everything is a remix.


Looking for originality and even the notion of creating something totally new—well, it’s simply impossible. Once…

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    Take Your Spec Work Request and Shove It.

    The Request for Free Work, and Why it Sucks.


    It’s happened to all of us, especially if we are in the business of…


    Become a Storymaker

    Every day we are telling stories, many of which are about seemingly mundane events in our lives.