Exploring the art and craft of story
September 21, 2018
September 19, 2018
September 18, 2018
Poet Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award
After a woman drowns saving her dog from an alligator, a reporter sits on a nearby bench and poses a challenge to the trolls who would shame her
Chuck Haga, Sept. 16, 2001, the Star Tribune of the Twin Cities
No huffing or puffing. Just research and notes. Lots and lots of notes.
Shop Class: Matching sentence structure to story tone and purpose
U.S. Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, 1936-1998
In the second of a two-parter, the former LA Times reporter scrutinizes the first pitch – and then the revision – that earned her a cover piece in Wired
Journalist, professor, author, mother – How does she do it all? With passion, persistence, another paycheck and perspective: "I'm not just one story."
To cover the Kilauea volcano, Simon Romero had to push past tourist brochures, myths and cliches to discover a more authentic Hawai'i
Journalist and Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Geraldine Brooks
Washington Post narrative writer Eli Saslow answers an essential question: "How'd he get that guy to talk to him?"
Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen