Exploring the art and craft of story
June 19, 2019
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A high school English teacher grades Washington Post Alexandra Petri's column on one of the most important documents of our times
As the digital revolution challenges the trustworthiness of visual images, it also inspires diverse and creative ways to portray a truer, more complex story
Esteemed writing teacher Roy Peter Clark shares the 12 things he learned (or re-learned) about storytelling from the epic HBO series
Dan Barry led a team at The New York Times to uncover a name, a life history, and the sinister world of power and exploitation on 40th Road
Can writers achieve flow to ease the struggles of the work and soar?
A 12-year-old Chip Scanlan "borrowed" his brother's book, read under the covers by flashlight, and vowed to become a writer
Postscript from a reader about the powerful and troubling narratives of war
Tim O'Brien, from his novel "The Things They Carried"
An iconic photo from the 1968 Tet Offensive is revisited, raising questions about memory, identity, and and how we honor those who served
How to find a compelling storyline in arts coverage — or any beat topic
An anthology of profiles by award-winning journalist Steve Oney is out in paperback, offering lessons in an essential journalistic artform
For "In the Ashes of Ghost Ship," Elizabeth Weil saw beyond existing news coverage to explore a story no one else had told