Author Archives: Tara Darazio

About Tara Darazio

I'm a copywriter, owner of A Passion For The Pen, LLC and host of the Let's Meet For Copy podcast. Contact me at tara@apassionforthepen.com

Lots of B words: Our Summer Recap

I suck at blogging, guys. I haven’t written anything since May. It’s not that I’m not busy. I AM VERY BUSY. Client work, my podcast, working on creating online writing courses, writing that novel, housework, events and activities, virtual learning … Continue reading

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In This Moment: B is for Brooding

I’m sitting at my computer working, blasting classical music through my earbuds, kids are screaming, my brows are furrowed and I’m brooding. That is the exact word that came to my mind about how I felt and when I looked … Continue reading

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The Neverending Quarantine

I told my husband the other day I felt like Atreyu in The Neverending Story when he’s walking through the Swamp of Sadness. You sink if you let despair overtake you, and that’s exactly how I’ve been feeling in the time of COVID-19 or The Neverending Quarantine. Continue reading

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Just Another Weekend In The Q

The rain pelting against my window woke me up. I turned over to tap my phone on and 5:00 am smiled back. I realized quickly it was Saturday morning and we had a few more precious hours before the kids … Continue reading

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11 Girls, Almost 20 Years and 1 Table

After an hour and ten-minute drive, I pulled up to the restaurant, sitting outside in my freezing cold car and text one of my best friends, my first friend when I moved to the neighborhood I grew up in during … Continue reading

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Hey, be better

Yeah, it’s advice to myself right now. And I figured I’d hold myself accountable by sharing it with all of you. I tell myself this, a lot. But after a recent event in which I hurt other people, I am … Continue reading

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The tap on the shoulder…

I tapped my husband on the shoulder a few nights ago and said, “Our baby is going to preschool tomorrow.”  I didn’t think much about that tap until lying in bed last night, writing this entire blog in my head … Continue reading

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Westley gets it…writing + communication + The Princess Bride

One of my all-time favorite movies is The Princess Bride. It’s utterly perfect in so many ways. You laugh, you cry, you jump, you feel like true love is alive. It really has it all. **SPOILERS INSIDE** If you haven’t … Continue reading

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I’m tired of worrying, how about you?

As our two-year old flopped around like a fish in our bed last night, I couldn’t help but think, wow, the way he sleeps is the way my brain works. It never stops. It’s always moving back and forth between … Continue reading

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Our Major Bathroom Renovation Revealed!

Our modern farmhouse bathroom renovation revealed! Continue reading

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