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Patrick McLean
Works at good words (right order)
Lived in Charlotte, NC
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Check out this awesome animation of the How to Succeed in Evil cover art by Chris Taylor.
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New Seanachai Episode: Why Does Advertising Suck
I believe we are, more or less, our idea of ourselves. And when our idea of who we are or should be is bad, or too far removed from reality, well, then bad things happen. This is even more true for companies and the brands they create. The most important thing you you can do to brand a company ...
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New Seanachai, hot off the, uh, press? Hard drive? Mp3 encoder? Anyway, here it is. 
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Stealing All the Tea in China
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New Seanachai Episode:
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Katniss Everdeen: A Fashion Model with PTSD
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New Seanachai Episode! Emerson, Emerson and Poo. 
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And, we're back! Or... I'm back. I mean, podcast... resumed. 

https://soundcloud.com/patrickemclean/the-return-of-the-seanachai
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The Return of the Seanachai
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Sweet! My weekly indulgence of snarky insight! I should not be this happy but I am!
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Boom. Another Seanachai Episode. Bible verses from books of the bible that ABSOLUTELY do not exist.
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This week's Seanachai Episode, hot off the rss feed
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2nd Episode of the Seanachai. Now live! It's about cooking, but it uses this fine quote: 

"None of the activities that really matter can be pursued in a merely professional capacity; for instance, the emergence of the professional politician marks the decline of democracy, since in a true democracy politics should be the privilege and duty of every citizen. When love becomes professional, it is prostitution. You need to provide evidence of professional training even to obtain the modest position of street-sweeper or dog-catcher, but no one questions your competence when you wish to become a husband or a wife, a father or a mother—and yet these are full-time occupations of supreme importance, which actually require talents bordering on genius. Simon Leys
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Comin' out swinging'.
As a thoughtful person, I have come to recognize the times in which I live as rife with evil and injustice. As an educated person, one
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Based on what I see of your book, I think my upcoming novel (www.minorking.com) will make a nice bookend. Or thunderstorm. Good luck. And nice post. 
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Training and Development, Author
Employment
  • good words (right order)
    the guy, present
  • Price/McNabb
    Copywriter, 1993 - 1997
  • Elberson Senger Shuler
    Copywriter, 1997 - 1998
  • Hired Gun
    Copywriter, 1998 - 2000
  • Lunch Advertising
    Associate Creative Director, 2000 - 2001
  • Giordano Advertising
    Man, it was weird whatever it was., 2001 - 2001
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Guy who writes things.
Introduction
Patrick helps people and companies with their writing and communication. He has a company called good words (right order) that provides executive coaching and training that helps professionals improve their writing. 

Patrick is also author of How to Succeed in EvilUnkillable and the guy behind the Seanachai Podcast

He is a recovering Advertising Creative. He's been in the One Show. He's been in CA. And if you know what those are, believe me, he knows your pain.
Bragging rights
I can push a noun against a verb and achieve a good result.
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Previously
Charlotte, NC - Syracuse, NC - Greensboro, NC - Pinehurst, NC - Los Angeles, CA
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