Exploring the art and craft of story
Roy Peter Clark
January 14, 2021
January 13, 2021
January 12, 2021
A reflection on clarity and purpose: "There was only one place for me to go."
Zooming in on a hard-hit corner of multi-cultural Queens, Dan Barry, Annie Correal and a New York Times team dared to get close and gain trust
Excellence in times that "try men's souls"
Two anchors to keep you moored wherever you are and whatever the story
Tana French in her novel "The Searcher"
It was a year of great journalism about hard things — and fiction that soothed along the way
While all Storyboard posts offer lessons from the masters of the craft, we offer a few practical stand-outs from the past year
The list shows a range of interests in story subjects and approaches, and a strong desire to peek behind the curtains of storywork
The pop culture portrayal of reporters in movies and TV mirrors and shapes public perception of the press
Criss-cross bicycle trips through Kazakhstan by riders with palindromic names led to a story with a palindromic structure and palindromic word play
The Pivot: Novice podcaster Isabelle Roughol on the love of journalism that "lets you enter infinite worlds"
Peter Hermann and Clarence Williams of The Washington Post, in a story about the spike in gun violence in Washington D.C.