Exploring the art and craft of story
November 26, 2021
November 24, 2021
Peter Jamison of The Washington Post immerses into the emotional chasm of a family struggling with divergent views and a sudden death
An editor's questions led data reporter Greta Kaul of MinnPost to explore new territory in a much-covered event
Connecting the dots between current news, past events and future implications can help readers understand context and significance
A writer's 4-year-old offers a lesson in the essentials of effective narrative
Douglas Stuart, from his novel, "Shuggie Bain"
A local BuyNothing website becomes a sense of neighborhood connection
Pitching a story you want to pursue is not the time to hide your light under that proverbial bushel — or to sell what you can't deliver
John Woodrow Cox of The Washington Post talks to kids like an adult, sits on their bedroom floors, and doesn't push until they're OK with him
Ocean Vuong in his novel, "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous"
An essayist ponders when to write black-and-white polemics that attract clicks, and when to be more considered
Quick and creative musings on the hunt for a story's center
More pro tips on teaching, coaching and editing the nut of a story