Words

Extraordinary Words is a team of extraordinary writers working to create change through creative copywriting; website sitemaps, content and management; book and publication editing; professional proofreading; hands-on social media services, and video and multimedia production.

Between Truth and Perception…

words apply truth to shape perception.

Between Idea and Product…

words tell the story behind the idea and explain the product.

Between Problem and Solution…

words define the problem and organize the solution.

Call us when you need…

a product name and tagline that differentiate
a website that captures and engages
a script that outlines the shoot and sequences scenes
a banner or billboard that delivers action
an article that builds authority
a proposal that wins business
a story that moves masses.

Do not be content with ordinary content.

Do not settle for ordinary words.

 Engage Extraordinary Words.

 

Photographs by Al Rendon. Thanks, Al!

About

Extraordinary Words is a writing company. We write and produce communication products for nonprofits, corporations, agencies and artists. Our mission is to bring professional communications to people and organizations actively involved in making our community a better place to live.

gary s. whitford

gary has written and produced communications for businesses, nonprofit organizations, agencies and artists for more than 30 years. After serving as a military information specialist, newspaper editor and university development publications editor, gary started Extraordinary Words in 1983. The early version of Extraordinary Words specialized in bringing the desktop publications paradigm shift to Texas nonprofits. In 1992, gary joined one of the pioneer multimedia development firms, Inmar Communications. At Inmar, gary wrote and directed projects for Cadillac, Boise Cascade Office Products, Jeep/Eagle, Buick, Lincoln National Insurance, the U.S. Army Medical Command and other national accounts. In 2000, gary worked in various capacities for Kinko’s, then FedEx Office, in Austin and Indianapolis, and freelanced as Extraordinary Communications. From 2009 – March 2011, gary served as senior copywriter for esd & associates. The new Extraordinary Words opened shop on April 1, 2011. gary is a graduate of the Defense Information School and the award-winning San Antonio College journalism program. Read gary’s personal blog (gary whitford is thinking and feeling), follow him on Twitter @garyswhitford or find him on Facebook and LinkedIn.

 

Cat Lee

Cat Lee is an excellent writer and producer with extensive experience in arts event production and academic/corporate publishing. Cat holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Montclair State University (New Jersey) and did Master of Arts degree coursework in Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts. Cat gained experience as Production Services Manager at Texas Creative, Pearson Education’s Custom Publishing Division (Boston) and Education Development Center (Newton, Mass.) from 1999 – 2009. From 1978 – 1992, she founded and operated Studio Red Top, Inc., a small multimedia arts center where she produced more than 350 jazz and poetry concerts, workshops, events and exhibits. She was named 1 of 29 “Cultural Leaders of the Commonwealth” by the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 1989. Cat is on Twitter (@jazzpoet1) and LinkedIn and maintains the Jazz Ovation Inn on Facebook and Vimeo.

 

Julie Good

Julie is serving as a consultant to Extraordinary Words. Julie is completing her thesis for a Master of Arts in Technical Communication from Texas State University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in technology and business from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and an Associate of Applied Science in Radio-Television-Film from San Antonio College. Julie is a performing songwriter, short-film maker, and multimedia artist. Julie Good is on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, MySpace and maintains a blog. You can find her music everywhere, including CD Baby, iTunes and Amazon.

About

Extraordinary Words is a writing company. We write and produce communication products for nonprofits, corporations, agencies and artists. Our mission is to bring professional communications to people and organizations actively involved in making our community a better place to live.

gary s. whitford

gary has written and produced communications for businesses, nonprofit organizations, agencies and artists for more than 30 years. After serving as a military information specialist, newspaper editor and university development publications editor, gary started Extraordinary Words in 1983. The early version of Extraordinary Words specialized in bringing the desktop publications paradigm shift to Texas nonprofits. In 1992, gary joined one of the pioneer multimedia development firms, Inmar Communications. At Inmar, gary wrote and directed projects for Cadillac, Boise Cascade Office Products, Jeep/Eagle, Buick, Lincoln National Insurance, the U.S. Army Medical Command and other national accounts. In 2000, gary worked in various capacities for Kinko’s, then FedEx Office, in Austin and Indianapolis, and freelanced as Extraordinary Communications. From 2009 – March 2011, gary served as senior copywriter for esd & associates. The new Extraordinary Words opened shop on April 1, 2011. gary is a graduate of the Defense Information School and the award-winning San Antonio College journalism program. Read gary’s personal blog (gary whitford is thinking and feeling), follow him on Twitter @garyswhitford or find him on Facebook and LinkedIn.

 

Cat Lee

Cat Lee is an excellent writer and producer with extensive experience in arts event production and academic/corporate publishing. Cat holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Montclair State University (New Jersey) and did Master of Arts degree coursework in Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts. Cat gained experience as Production Services Manager at Texas Creative, Pearson Education’s Custom Publishing Division (Boston) and Education Development Center (Newton, Mass.) from 1999 – 2009. From 1978 – 1992, she founded and operated Studio Red Top, Inc., a small multimedia arts center where she produced more than 350 jazz and poetry concerts, workshops, events and exhibits. She was named 1 of 29 “Cultural Leaders of the Commonwealth” by the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 1989. Cat is on Twitter (@jazzpoet1) and LinkedIn and maintains the Jazz Ovation Inn on Facebook and Vimeo.

 

Julie Good

Julie is serving as a consultant to Extraordinary Words. Julie is completing her thesis for a Master of Arts in Technical Communication from Texas State University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in technology and business from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and an Associate of Applied Science in Radio-Television-Film from San Antonio College. Julie is a performing songwriter, short-film maker, and multimedia artist. Julie Good is on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, MySpace and maintains a blog. You can find her music everywhere, including CD Baby, iTunes and Amazon.