I fell in love for the first time at 25

When girls think of ‘true love’… they usually think of  Prince Charming  riding down a dirt road on a white horse. Or a handsome fella saving you from that dangerous Witch that is out to kill you and your family. Or perhaps falling in love with your kidnapper. I am looking at you Belle. Right? No. I […]

You can call me Al

“A man walks down the street… He says, “Why am I soft in the middle now? Why am I soft in the middle? The rest of my life is so hard. I need a photo-opportunity. I want a shot at redemption. Don’t want to end up a cartoon. In a cartoon graveyard.” Oh Paul Simon, […]

And So Your Story Begins…

Here is how the scenario usually plays out. You are given an assignment months in advanced. “Oh no worries!” You say to yourself. “I will get this done way before it is due!” Cue to the night before your assignment is due where all hell is breaking because your ‘clever’ little mind decided that busting […]

Reporting for Narrative: Ten Tips NOT from Mark Kramer..Kinda

Author Mark Kramer gave inspiring reporting for narrative tips in the book, Telling True Stories, however, I think I could give better tips. Shall we? “When you write, and especially when you write narrative, you create a sequential intellectual and emotion experience for the reader.” SHOW! SHOW NOT TELL! Is one of the key factors […]