Like this puppy, who clearly believes she’s a unicorn-pegasus-bunny, I am a fraud, I’m afraid. Photo by mark glancy from Pexels

I’m a Fraud, I’m Afraid

Or, I’m Afraid I’m a Fraud

When my supervisors introduce me in large meetings, they call me the ‘creative genius’ or ‘mother brain’. They gush about my abilities, declare that I can solve all riddles, and proclaim that I am a magical unicorn among horses.

When other designers and copywriters are in the room, my stomach plummets to the floor at these commendations. They’re going



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