A Semester With Open Endings

I’m not good at writing endings. I get comments in workshop all the time. “The endings came so quick.” “Give us more at the end, take your time with it.” “It feels rushed.” It’s the first thing I look at in revision. So let’s see how well this ending goes.  I had half of a … Continue reading A Semester With Open Endings

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Truthometer: Did Juul Advertise on Children’s Websites?

Remember those commercials from the Truth campaign? The one who’s mission, when I was a kid, was to end cigarette smoking and teens? That one. Late in my adolescence, there was a shift from cigarettes to e-cigarettes and vapes. Now when I find myself on TeenNick late at night, reminiscing about shows like Drake and … Continue reading Truthometer: Did Juul Advertise on Children’s Websites?

What’s Really Going on With Juul’s Marketing Allegations?

Here’s another complicated tale. Is Juul marketing to teenagers? Even when they say no, are their methods of marketing still eyecatching to young people? Juul Labs Inc. is currently being sued by the state of Massachusetts; which is the fourth state to file a lawsuit against the vaping company. Massachusetts is suing with the allegation … Continue reading What’s Really Going on With Juul’s Marketing Allegations?