Had Your Fill of Beach Reads?

Try this short tale about local news, democracy and society Don’t be fooled by the title -- Margaret Sullivan’s book – Ghosting the News:...

Can Creativity Be Learned?Absolutely.

Here is some advice from experts and creators Growing up I never thought I was the “creative type”. Yes, I put on plays with my cousin,...

Interviewing with Confidence

Tips to Writing About People and Getting the Story It is odd that so much emphasis in journalism school is put on how to structure and...

Great Books to Keep You Writing

Learn Your Craft and Be Inspired For us writers there isn’t much to do these days but read and write – and that’s a good thing! But how...

Coronavirus Blues

Nine Books to Inspire You to Write While Escaping the Virus These are hard times for everyone – stuck at home amid the constant backdrop...

How to Edit Your Own Copy

Some simple steps to make your writing sing I missed my editors the most when I left my newspaper job to become a freelancer. Why? There...

Writer's Block

Writer's Block -- Write something more than your grocery list!

Feeding the Beast

Generating Great Story Ideas When Your Brain Is On Empty Back when I was a newbie reporter at my college newspaper, The Diamondback, we...