I was a college sophomore when I took Newswriting 101.
Our professor—I’ll call him Mr. C—was old and pale and grizzled from years of working the beats as a newspaper reporter. 1,784 more words
Being a struggling writer is hard, and not in the sort of cool, tortured artist kind of way. It is like punching as hard as you can into a memory foam mattress – any impression you make soon fades to nothing and it’s like you were never there. 380 more words
Lately, it feels like the loudest voices in the indie community are all about exclusivity and low eBook prices. Well, here’s a story that disproves everything you’ve read recently: a… 1,338 more words
by Chris Mandeville
I’ve been perfecting my recipe for Coq au Vin for years. I use the happiest, most humanely raised poultry, a decent French Burgundy, organic farm-fresh veggies, and my own secret blend of herbs. 1,426 more words