SHADE SURFING: How I Realized I Should be Writing the Way I’m Running

Today I went for a run for the first time in weeks. I have been busy (I know, no excuse) with a new caregiving responsibility for my mom, who is navigating a recent cancer diagnosis. I am also navigating my own life-changing moment of having left my full-time journalism job (no I’m not comparing her... Continue Reading →

No. 7 News Year

          Newspapers and the New Year This is my 7th post. Hopefully it'll bring some luck with it, because as we stare down the barrel of 2009 the newspaper industry (where I make my living) is in sore need of some luck, or some better ideas, a better economy, and a... Continue Reading →

No. 3 Why Write

Interesting thoughts on writing and journalism from Ted Pease and Today's Word on Journalism at Writing Books:  "Well, I've worried some about, you know, why write books ... why are we teaching people to write books when presidents and senators do not read them, and generals do not read them. And it's been the university experience... Continue Reading →

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