Get over it (whatever the negative "it" is) and move on
Please give us a brief bio of yourself.
Len Preskow, Writer, Arc Worldwide, Toronto - A Leo Burnett Company.
Senior writer specializing in digital and direct, with experience in all media and a broad range of consumer, B2B, and tech/industrial accounts.
What do you do for inspiration?
Keep my eyes open – inspiration can come from anywhere.
Magazines, books, movies, music and web.
My 3 (now adult) kids.
“Ideas” program on CBC Radio (trust me on this one).
Please list 3 of your favourite sites.
http://www.airliners.net/ (for its content – incredible aviation photography)
What do you regard as being your biggest achievement?
Successfully moving my family to Canada in 1987
What software couldn't you live without?
Microsoft Office. Photoshop
What area of web design lacks the most?
Big idea that drives site. Lots of sites are just credentials or brochures online.
What did your very first site look like? Is it still online?
Some of my writing was adapted for Visa Toronto International Film Festival site. Long since offline.
What is the most expensive thing you've bought in the last week?
Cell phone USB data cable and software.
Any parting shots or pearls of wisdom?
Get over it (whatever the negative “it” is) and move on.
It's been a privilege, Len, thanks very much.