February 21, 2015

For two stories on the real McFarland USA, you’ll want to read USA Today this week

Recently for USA Today’s High School Sports, I interviewed Danny, Damacio and David Diaz, brothers and teammates of a 1987 California state champion contender cross-country team from […]
October 16, 2013

Interview with writer Michael Solender: how he landed a cover story

I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to writer Michael Solender, thanks to our mutual friend, blogger Kim Urig over at Our Daily Green. Michael has […]
June 13, 2013

Interview with author John Rosengren: on writing Hank Greenberg’s story

Had the great opportunity to meet a writing colleague at ASJA (American Society of Journalists and Authors) conference last year. John Rosengren is a journalist who […]
March 11, 2013

PR 101: 4 tips from PR pros for the small business owner

  The other day I called a (very) small business. I explained I was writing a piece for xyz local family-friendly magazine, and I offered them the chance […]
February 27, 2012

What it’s come down to: the computer-generated journalist?

File this one under “another blow to writers:” Apparently a company, which I won’t name because they don’t need any more publicity, has designed a computer […]
January 3, 2011

What We Want: 6 Goals Writers Have for 2011

The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air. All I must do is find it, and copy it. […]