Life. Yet what they convince of is fundamentally different: arguments convince one of their truth, stories of their lifelikeness. Series, Danny Funt, Chava Gourarie, and Jack Murtha, CJR, 6-17-16) "An experiment initiated by the George. And that means reporters who work on projects will need representation." Among places to be spotted: (community-funded reporting) The Atavist. More great radio listening (mostly NPR) Back to Top Narratively (Human stories, courageously told). "Cowbird is a public library of human experience, offering a simple set of storytelling tools for free, and without ads." This, for instance: My Father's Coat by Cathy de Moll (very brief). Rukmini Callimachi, isis and the Lonely Young American (Americas, NY Times, 6-27-15) Joe Childs and Thomas. Read also Literary journalism finds new platforms by David. During the 25 years that Michael Morton spent wrongfully imprisoned for murdering his wife, he kept three things in mind: Someday he would prove his innocence to their son. He compares two new books, David Finkel's The Good Soldiers and Sebastian Junger's War to a shelf of other first-rate books on the subject: Steve Coll's Ghost Wars; Lawrence Wright's The Looming Tower; George Packer's The Assassins' Gate; Rajiv Chandrasekaran's Imperial Life in the Emerald.
this legendary account of one company of American soldiers in Fort Dix, New Jersey, who trained for war and who found it in South Vietnam fifty days later. All else had to fall away. Remember the audience that you will be writing for. When journalists become authors: a few cautionary tips (Peter Ginna, Nieman Storyboard 12-15-11). Compelled to serve where the suffering was greatest, he headed to Iraq. The Way It Should Be (Sports Illustrated, 6-29-09, the story of an athlete's singular gesture continues to inspire) Mark Larabee. The Paradox of Freedom. Chicken-Soup Nation (Annals of Publishing, New Yorker, 10-6-03).
Expand on an important conflict in your life.
Personal conflict can be great fodder for a personal narrative.
Think about any strained relationships in your life or any moments of major conflict that you have experienced.
T hree kids are missing on the mountain.
They missed their check in, and search and rescue (SAR) has been tasked with finding them.