Exploring the art and craft of story
August 30, 2016
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Unlike most of us, Davy Rothbart enjoys being thrown off balance, even if it leaves him uncomfortable or embarrassed — or even humiliated. Read more
Just in time for the weekend, here’s a little list of some of the things I’ve been listening to and reading this week, some of it online — Storyboard included, natch — and some of … Read more
The New Yorker writer talks about a police department awash in machismo and parents who are told their home is in a "kill zone"
Matt Pearce on the mad genius of the Rolling Stone dispatches, and the writer as a forefather of weird Twitter
The Mother Jones reporter on the risks, rewards and lessons learned after going undercover inside America’s private prison system
Novelist and memoirist Kate Christensen is a bit of a pioneer for me, leading a Lewis and Clark … Read more
Readers with delicate sensibilities, you might want to prepare yourself for the results of one Missouri student's thesis research
So I leave the country for a few weeks, and I miss the latest Twitter storm surrounding Gay Talese. The world may have moved on to Pokemon (and by the time you read this, it … Read more
"My best stories attempt to answer an almost psychoanalytic need to address the larger, more philosophic questions about life"