Lori Duff Writes
After twenty years practicing law, I decided to start doing what I always wanted to do, and what I always secretly did, which is write. I started with a blog on the Patch, and achieved “Star Patcher” status. That led to a humor blog and a legal column on Your Local News. Then my own website, an award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, a spot in the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop, and a blog on the Huffington Post, among other things. Oh yeah, I also wrote three books, “Mismatched Shoes and Upside Down Pizza,” “The Armadillo, the Pickaxe, and the Laundry Basket,” and “You Know I Love You Because You’re Still Alive” which were Amazon #1 Bestsellers. You Know I Love You Because You’re Still Alive won THREE national awards for humor books.
Check this out, for example:
After a while, it got to be that all I wanted to do was write. And so I did. And so I am. I don’t go anywhere without my trusty laptop in case I should have five spare minutes. I’m at the point now where I can say I’m a writer who practices law on the side, which is a much healthier way to be, at least for me. There’s a reason why you can retire from the military after twenty years – wage war for longer than that, and something can snap in your brain if you’re not careful. Ghost writing and copy writing are a natural extension of the skills I learned being a lawyer. I know how to research, how to knuckle down and get things done, I know how commas can change the meaning of a sentence, and I understand the value of a real deadline. Plus, I type about a hundred words per minute, which makes me pretty darned efficient, if I do say so myself.
It is truly surprising to me that everyone doesn’t love to write as much as I do. In fact, I’ve learned that most people can’t stand the writing process. This works for me: your chore is my delight. By hiring me as a ghost writer, I can make your ideas sing without you having to do so much as clear your throat. Click here to find out more about my copy writing services and how I can make your problems disappear.
When I’m not writing, you can usually find me chaperoning something band related. (My son plays the oboe and my daughter the flute.) Sometimes, I even have time to talk to my husband. If you want to know more about them, read my books and my blog. I write about them more than they like. But hey – isn’t that the job of a mother of teenagers? To embarrass her children at every available opportunity? To cut to the chase, my Instagram screen name is EmbarrassingDuffMom. Because, who am I kidding?
You can also find me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LoriBDuff
And Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/loribduffauthor/
And LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/loriduffwrites
And Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+LoriDuffWrites
Bwa ha ha ha ha. I’m everywhere.