Students from Jan Winburn's trauma reporting class at the University of Montana. Winburn is second from the left in the first row, behind her dog, Boomer.

Narrative News

An imperfectly perfect photo that honored content over style

January 26, 2021

The photographer who took the soon-to-be-memed image of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders at the presidential inauguration tells Rolling Stone why he chose it

Short Takes

Reading (Stephen King) to learn to write

June 3, 2020

A "starter's guide" to the king of terror, from the New York Times, is a reminder that learning happens in many forms

Short Takes

Gratitude Notes (#22): Carved ducks and coffee

December 24, 2019

How the New Yorker's Paige Williams makes it work

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Gratitude Notes (#21): Open doors and open notebooks

December 23, 2019

A brief note from Jill U. Adams, science journalist.

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Gratitude Notes (#20): The mastery behind the magic

December 22, 2019

This note comes from Chip Scanlan, freelance writer, author and story coach.

Short Takes

Gratitude Notes (#19): A lifeline from the wild

December 20, 2019

Author and freelance writer Eva Holland shares a note.