Anna VanHorn

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Going Back to My Roots as a Writer

Posted by Anna VanHorn on September 5, 2017

“She wants to be a writer when she grows up,” a well-meaning, but somewhat absentminded friend recently told me about her teenage daughter. “I mean, I just wish she’d go into something practical. Who really gets to be a writer?” She said with an eye roll.

“Well… I’m a writer,” I said with a laugh. A look of horror came over her face as she tried to explain herself saying, “Oh, I meant a real writer.” She genuinely meant no offense, and I knew what she was trying to say. Rather than let her continue to dig herself into a hole, I told her that it is true that being an author is difficult, but that it is certainly possible for her daughter to earn a good living as a writer.

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Unboxing The Trends: Shopping By Subscription

Posted by Anna VanHorn on July 19, 2016

Subscription boxes are a relatively new retail trend where specially curated collections of niche items are sent directly to your doorstep. They’re a way to let consumers try new products, while giving brands a valuable introduction to potential new customers. No matter what you’re into, there’s probably a subscription box out there for you. Beauty junkie? Check. Foodie? Check. Gamer? Check. Pet owner? Check. Music love? Check. Fashionista? Check, check, check…

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Topics: trends, Marketing

Top 10 Pies for Pi Day

Posted by Anna VanHorn on March 14, 2016


It's 3.14 -- Pi Day! To celebrate we've compiled a list of our Top 10 Favorite Pies. Enjoy!

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Topics: trends