Exploring the art and craft of story
October 17, 2018
October 16, 2018
October 11, 2018
Lizzie Johnson of The San Francisco Chronicle revisits the headlines to ask about the aftermath. Not all endings are happily-ever-after.
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.
Poet Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award
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?"