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Monday, April 1, 2013

If I wasn't a writer...

The crazy members of the Cabal of Hotness need keepers. This is something we know. But we do try to keep each other in line. One of the more organizationally-skilled members of the Cabal is the lovely Danica Avet. Danica, in her infinite wisdom, has provided the rest of us with themes for our blogging.

I love themes. They make blogging way easier. If I don't have to come up with a topic, I'm already ahead of the game. So why am I talking about all this? First, because I can. It's my blog post and I'll do what I want. *evil cackle* Second, because the theme of this blog is:

If I wasn't a writer...

Huh. If I wasn't a writer. I assume the biggest question here is "What would I be?" and I suppose "An unemployed housewife sitting around the house and eating bonbons" is an unacceptable answer. You people are slave drivers.

Okay, so what would I be? As boring as it sounds, I'd probably go back to what I was doing in my Evil Day Job - marketing/PR/media relations/event planning. Yes, I was a Jack (or more accurately) Jill-of-all-Trades, Master of None. I worked in my Evil Day Job during the Great Corporate Restructuring, when employees were being laid off, departments were being consolidated, and entire companies were being swallowed up. So even though I started out in a specific area - market research - I soon had to learn a lot of other skills.

I didn't hate the work. I hated some of the companies and most of my idiot bosses, but I liked the work itself. And I was good at it. I especially loved doing media relations and PR for the cancer hospital in my area. You see, I'm a cancer survivor, and that hospital is where I had my treatment. I literally owe them my life. After treatment, I worked at the hospital at two separate times doing two completely different things, but of the two positions, I loved doing the PR and media relations.

It was awesome work to tell people what a great place the hospital was. I'm sure some of you are thinking - it's a cancer hospital where people die every day. What's so great about that? It's true, of course, that people die every day there. But a lot of people live. And they live because of the great medical and research staffs the hospital employs. So why wouldn't I focus on that and be grateful for that?

So if I wasn't a writer, I'd hopefully still be working for that hospital, tooting its horn 'round the globe.

Now that we've gotten that serious stuff out of the way, have you seen my latest covers? Might want to get a drool cloth...






Yummy, no? For more information about these books or any of my others, check out my website at http://www.booksbycassandracarr.com.

-- Cassandra



8 comments:

  1. As rewarding as your EDJ was we are glad you're a writer and we get to enjoy your stories!

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  2. I wish I had come up with the topics, but all I did was put them in the calendar LOL. I think Sasha actually tossed most of them out, so I bow to her creativity!

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    1. Ah, then I bow to Sasha. All I know is I didn't come up with them and they make blogging way easier. :-P

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  3. Hi Cassandra! Fun post. I'm glad you're a writer, too, (and VERY glad you survived!) though your day job sounds like at times it was rewarding. My daughter is a marketing research director and loves it. Carole

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    1. Hi Carole! I really did like a lot of the work in market research and marketing. But overall, I could NOT be happier with my job now.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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  4. Yummy covers! Glad that you have changed from your evil day job and that we have the opportunity to read your wonderful stories.

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    1. Oh thank you! I'm glad y'all aren't saying "Don't quit your day job!" :-P

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