So what do I do when I am not working on the next great American work of literature?
Well, Rock climbing is one of my greatest thrills it gives me the feeling of working with nature to push myself beyond my limits.
If you're 42 but look 32, say so (or let your picture do the talking).
Writing the Ad Editing the Ad Sample Personal Ads Community Q&A Writing a personal ad can be nerve-racking if you don't know where to begin.
I have a simple, foolproof process for writing profiles that starts with a casual interview, in person or on the phone.
Then, I write your profile using your own words and phrases, exactly the way you said them. " Here are some excerpts from among the hundreds of profiles I've written for my clients: "What else can you expect if we were to date?
You may feel the need to hide your flaws lest you will scare off that special someone.
Or maybe you’re comfortable with yourself and have no scruples about baring it all. Understanding how to write a personal ad means finding a happy medium, and thinking carefully about your ad can help you find the person who’s right for you.This will date me, but I remember when alternative newspapers didn't have decency standards.Less than 1% of married couples met via personal ads (see "Where Couples Met," page 90). If it's a print-only ad, avoid overselling your appearance with dubious claims like "Sharon Stone look-alike." I started my magazine personal with: "Curvy, almond-eyed writer, fit (good shoulders). Try an ad that consists entirely of your favorite movie dialogue or a list of beloved fictional characters. Every day I wake up thrilled that people pay me to do the thing I love.