Lanny Udell

Email: lanny [at] copywhiz dot com

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Bio: Lanny Udell is a marketing communications writer based in San Rafael, CA. A Minnesota native, she lived in NYC for many years working for a variety of ad agencies before making the leap to the West Coast.

Lanny loves to travel and discover interesting, little out-of-the-way places, photograph and write about them. Santa Fe is one of her favorites, not to mention Paris and Provence.

Lanny often spends weekends in California’s Wine Country, searching out the best restaurants and cool wineries.

A versatile, conceptual writer, she helps position brands and develops copy for all media & print, broadcast, Web, direct mail, and catalogs. Recent clients include, Crocker Securities, Principal Secret skin care and cosmetics, Life Love and Health Radio, for which Lanny is a writer and associate producer, The Nature Company, S&W Foods, Body Celebration, and sooooo many more.

Lanny is also co-author, along with Jonathan Cutler, of Our Mothers’ Recipes: Remembering the Meals that Shaped Our Lives. Gil Zeimer of Vagablond fame is one of the contributors to this heart-warming collection of retro recipes, family stories and photos. Available at, or directly from Lanny.

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