Exploring the art and craft of story
January 20, 2022
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The marketing director of an arts school draws on the rhythms of a children's book, the spirit of a lake and the mood of a season
The character Tookie, in Louise Erdrich's novel "The Sentence"
Author and writing coach Chip Scanlan shares what he learned when he dared to self-publish a chapbook of interviews with writers and editors
The death last week of writing coach Don Fry inspires a consideration of the unmappable influence of one special teacher
Pulitzer-winner Andrea Elliott of The New York Times followed a homeless child named Dasani for eight years, from newspaper project to book
Playing with "what if?" can send stories into new and creative directions
South Carolina reporter Chiara Eisner used public records and sensitive sourcing to tell stories of people who execute condemned prisoners
Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri pays tribute to the musical theater genius and "artifice (that) is in service of a higher truth."
Washington Post columnist Megan McArdle baked a humble dessert into a big idea
University of Montana journalist Jason Begay, of the Navajo Nation, talks to Washington Post journalist Dana Hedgpeth, of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe, about living with and correcting history
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