Identity Crisis? Create A Press Kit!

The Miss Destructo Press Kit One of the most important things you can do as a creative or freelancer is to CREATE your identity and MAKE a press kit.  When I became unemployed many months ago this is one of the first things I did.. Now, it isn’t a golden ticket to a job. I…

Howl-O-Scream Bleedup at Busch Gardens

Oh, you can keep the fangs honey. I want that dress…. Last night, Mr. D and I we’re graciously invited by local theme park Busch Gardens to attend their “bleedup” at their annual halloween event Howl-O-Scream. This horror themed twitter and social media meetup last night, went way beyond my expectations. Not only did they…

The Strange World of Social Media

“The three ways to be successful in social networking. Be creative, be generous and be a little bit vulnerable” ~Sirrom Divad To most people nowadays Social Media is as commonplace as a cup of coffee or reading the newspaper in the morning. With sites like Myspace, Facebook and Twitter the world is being connected like…

Miss Destructo featured in Skirt! Magazine

(Photo by John Fowler) The Bird is The Word! Skirt! Magazine in Greenville, South Carolina (my old stomping grounds) featured me this month as their “She’s So Skirt!“ for the month of October in a short interview focused mostly on Twitter. I had so much fun working with Skirt! and crew on this photoshoot!

Have You Ever Had It Blue?

solve the mysteriesrule with your heartmake a change and evolvebecause a second chancewill never never come-Vasi Vallis (Frozen Plasma) I realized something powerful sitting in the closet last Thursday, okay crazy lady what were you doing pondering life IN the closet? Well, as far as I know it was the hand of God reaching down…

Twitter is PEOPLE!

, The other evening I had a great idea for a Twitter related shirt, declaring “Twitter is PEOPLE!” giving reference to the movie Soylent Green and also the social aspect of Twitter. I totally want one and after seeing how many times that phrase was retweeted after telling the world my plans I was thinking…

Yam-A-Palooza! May is the Month of The Yam!

After some serious fan mail to Bruce’s Yams because of this yamriffic blog post. I was contacted by two departments at Bruce’s Yams and have I guess caught the eye of their marketing dept. After mentioning that I would like to try some of the biscuit mix and giving my address I was expecting the…

The Power of Yams…

Yams at Big Lots! SCORE! What are Yams?It’s amazing how one little thing such as a yam holds a powerhouse of nutrition. Yams are low in calories (just more than 100 calories per medium sweet potato) and a great source of dietary fiber, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, carotenoids and potassium. It’s really become a mythical…

Henchmen’s Mail Bag: Marketing Miss Destructo

Miss Destructo’s HenchmenThey are supposed to be responding to fan mail…I think the one on the right is on Twitter. (Thanks to @Teammummy for the illustration and Jackson Publick for the background) One thing about running a blog or any website is that time from time you get those pieces of emails that sits you…

Twitter: The Bird is The Word!

You have that song stuck in your head yet? That little ditty is a good example of what being on the social networking site Twitter is like… a repetitious, addictive, short phrased wonder that can either bring total joy or be an utter annoyance. Something that is certain that Twitter is here and isn’t flying…