Elizabeth Rosalyn The is the senior social media and creative director at The Hudsucker. She helps bring our online magazine to various social platforms and visually represent its online presence throughout the web. With her unique personality, Elizabeth has been able to supervise and inspire those around her, while generating and developing creative ways to express what the magazine embodies. In addition, she has introduced her own series entitled, “The More You Know,” an exclusive look at the meaning behind random pop culture oriented idioms and symbols.
The Vancouver native has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and English from Simon Fraser University and currently works in the world of digital content marketing. Elizabeth advocates engaging in your curiosities to discover more about yourself and the world around you.
Name: Elizabeth Rosalyn The
Favorite word in the English language: Dream
Least favorite word in the English language: Broccoli
Biggest strength: Finding the good within the bad.
Biggest weakness: Shortchanging my own abilities and potential.
Biggest pet peeve: Arrogance
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Movie: Pleasantville
Favorite TV Show: American Idol and American Dreams
Favorite Musician/Band: Elvis Presley/The Beatles
Favorite item of clothing that you just can’t live without: My floral dresses
Favorite sport: Ice Skating
Favorite team: Vancouver Canucks
Favorite travel destination: New York City
Favorite fast food joint: McDonalds
Favorite season: Winter
Within reason, what are your craziest goals and dreams? I dream of carving a unique career path for myself that involves a combination of social media, writing, storytelling, music, the arts, and youth empowerment.
Most outrageous thing you’ve ever done: I flew to Tulsa for a concert.
If you had to sing one song at a karaoke bar, which one would you choose? “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
What movie title best describes your life? How about TV show title: Arrested Development
What is one of your most life-changing moments? Across the Universe – both the song and the movie
Describe yourself in a single sentence: A girl whose hopes and dreams could adorn the sky.
If you were a superhero, what would be your super power? I would spread my wings and fly, because it definitely beats driving!
If you were stuck on a deserted island, which one book, movie and person would you want to take along? Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows/Les Miserables/My Mom
If a genie granted you 3 wishes, what would they be? Pay off everything that needs to be paid off/Cure all of the sick and injured/Travel around the globe
Last Song Played on your CD player/iTunes/iPod, etc: Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
What made you want to write for The Hudsucker? I’ve always wanted to write for an online magazine, so what better why to start than by joining a team comprised of some of my good friends from around the world!
What is your favorite article on the site and why? I have Karen Datangel‘s 25 Ways to Feel Happier and Be Fearless in 2013 bookmarked. With it being graduation season and the start of Summer 2013, I think it’s a great article for people who are looking for a little inspiration on new projects to start!
Who is your favorite author on the site and why? Our amazing Editor-in-Chief, Tania Hussain. She always puts her whole mind, heart, and soul into every article, and she’s a constant motivator for all of us writers!
What is one of your own favorite articles on the site and why? The Beauty of Failure was my most personal and honest piece. I allowed myself to be completely open about an experience I faced and used that vulnerability to provide support to others. It made me realize that Life/Inspirational blogs are something that I want to pursue even more in the future!
Where do you see The Hudsucker in 5 years? With video blogging on the rise, I think it’s only fitting that The Hudsucker would expand to having a popular web-series on the net!
What do you think of your fellow peers here at The Hudsucker? Our team is awesome! We all have such different writing styles and niches, and it makes for a really versatile and vibrant mix!
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? I would like to be fulfilling that dream of mine to see the world!
What words of advice would you give writers? To write something everyday. Whether it’s adding a couple of pages to that novel you’re working on, writing a sentence in your daily journal, or telling your friends about your day on Twitter and/or Facebook, it’s good practice for getting your ideas out there. You’ll get more comfortable and natural with the process of letting your creative juices flow out with time.
Who do you look up to? My Mom, for her selflessness, strength, and sense of humor.
What is one of your favorite life lessons? To take the initiative to say hello to someone new. You never know where that introduction will lead you to.
“Follow your passion, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.”
– Elizabeth Taylor