So, Who the Hell is Tom Darby?

During some boring-ass webinar, the speaker said the ‘About’ page is the single most important post on any website. He added, “The first sentence must grab your customer by the throat.”

Here goes: “The wolf never needs to explain what he’s all about.”

No, you say. Doesn’t do anything for you, doesn’t explain who I am, what this website is about?

Well, fuck it then! Time to do it my way…

A Nevada Broadcast Association Hall-of-Fame radio personality and former news reporter, I was born in Chateauroux, France, raised in Klamath, California (not Klamath Falls, Oregon,) and I live in Spanish Springs, Nevada.

Oh — and I write as much as I can (which isn’t always pretty, but it is honest) — everyday. You should too!

There. All done.


16 Responses to So, Who the Hell is Tom Darby?

  1. Bob Gitlin says:

    Hey, this Tom Darby sounds like an interesting fellow. Write away! We’re listening.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. StarrGazr says:

    Oh crap! I’m supposed to write and “About” page?

    I’m screwed. I could just default to the Twitter profile I had for over ten years.

    “I’m just me.”

    Yup, that works.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. franklparker says:

    All of the above – thanks for liking one of my posts, thereby drawing me in to find out “Who the hell is Tom Derby”.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Pam says:

    Being Authentic is a gift that has been given you! You know who you are. Fuck everything else. Makes getting older a lot more fun. Have you taught writing courses? 💙

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Jen Goldie says:

    Yup! ‘Who the hell is Tom Darby?” did catch my attention! lol Oh! and I write as much as I can, seems I can’t stop lately. Poor computer doesn’t know if its on or off. Gotta stop making apologies to it. 🙄

    Liked by 2 people

  6. tidalscribe says:

    ‘Who the hell IS Tom Darby?’ did grab my attention!

    Liked by 2 people

  7. JamiG4 says:

    Totally love this. And I love your line drawing – reminds me of Vonnegut.

    Liked by 2 people

  8. paolsoren says:

    Good advice. I’ll go and re-write mine. Or right it. And quite possibly I’ll now hafta follow your posts for a while and see where they lead.

    Liked by 2 people

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