Clayton Truscott

Writer / Communications Professional

Writer/copywriter with a background in journalism and storytelling.

United States of America



A Closer Look at Amazon Prime Day 2018 - Netrush

Hype is in the air for Prime Day IV, tentatively bookmarked for July 16 according to an accidental (or maybe not-so-accidental) from Amazon UK.

Digital Commerce 360

Alexa: The name a new generation of shoppers will call for everything

Adam is almost two years old. He speaks a mix of English and his own made-up words. Each day he gets more confident. At night, his parents read to him from books with big...


The Sober Realist's Guide to Traveling With An Infant

In my twenties, I wrote a lot about traveling with kids and pets. I didn't have any of my own, but that didn't stop me from churning out articles by the dozen. Top 10's, How...

These Walking Blues

Cape Lookout - A Short Story - These Walking Blues

According to Oregon State Park Rangers, you should do the following if you see a cougar in the wild: 1. Freeze. 2. Remain calm. 3. Maintain eye contact. 4. Appear large; bulk...


In His Words: Rusty Preisendorfer

Photo by John Durant Rusty Preisendorfer shaped his first surfboard in La Jolla during the winter of 1969. Forty thousand boards later, he's a household name around the world,...


FRANK TALK: Employee Spotlight and Weenie Roast with Dustin Daniel - Netrush

You can tell a lot about someone by the way they roast a campfire hotdog. Frank Talk takes a look at hotdog selection, cooking style, condiment choice, and how they hold a...


Destination: Joshua Tree

Photos by Marina Chavez and Taryn Kent As the myth of Joshua Tree's allure has solidified over time, there's been an influx of artists and industry professionals who've...


Welcome to NetRush - The Digital Retail Agency

NetRush is a digital retail agency. We drive sales for brands by making their stories come alive on the Amazon marketplace. Visit to start a conversation.


Business: Brian Fahmie of Game Complex

Brian Fahmie holds a sketch for his exciting new concept. But don't steal-it's patented. | Photo by Robert Benson The concept of playing a life-sized video game, where you're...

Zigzag/ The Big Issue

Pavlov's Shark: Big Mouths And Sharp Points

Shark attacks have increased radically over the past two decades. No arguing that. But the reason for the spike is up for debate. Anton Louw and Clayton Truscott take opposite...

Zigzag Magazine

Brazil Shakes the World

Before the US Open started last week, former event winner and World Tour campaigner, Shea Lopez, predicted the Brazilians would dominate. The basis of his reasoning was simply,...

These Walking Blues

Into The Voodoo: A Traditional Southern Barbecue Experience - These Walking Blues

It's seven 'o clock when we pull into the car park at Bullocks, a fifty-two year old Southern Barbecue institution in Durham, North Carolina. A purple sunset is dissolving into...

Sports Trader

Beating The Odds: Interviews With Ryan Sandes & Geniel De Villiers

The Dakar Rally and Racing the Planet are the world’s top two endurance competitions, says Time magazine — and both were won by South Africans. CLAYTON TRUSCOTT found out how...

The Inertia

When Is It Acceptable To Ditch Work To Go Surfing? (And How to Make it Ok)

Mother Nature can be a cruel when it comes to surf trips. There are times when you've done all the hard work: studied a location's history of swell activity, scrutinized the...


Joshua Tree for the uninitiated

Alien-looking landscape on the park's Barker Dam trail. There are few things as graceless as someone begging for help with pure and unbridled fear in their eyes. Which about...

Zigzag Magazine

Tamarin Bay: Localism Explained

Mauritius is home to a collection of world class waves, but the notorious locals dubbed 'the white shorts' have made things unpleasant for many surfers who have visited. Back in...