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The Long and Short of It by Pamela Mytroen

The Long and Short of It by Pamela Mytroen

Here are four mistakes to avoid in journalism and human interest: I. TOO LONG – the Interview. The editor of The Times sent me off on my very first article. With high heels clicking and briefcase swinging, I knocked on the door of a soon-to-be-100-year-old. I settled myself in her antique rocker and began firing (more…) →

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Opinion Pieces Need Muscled Middles by Pamela Mytroen

Opinion Pieces Need Muscled Middles by Pamela Mytroen

Nonfiction has unique challenges with middles. A reader may notice that the body of the piece flops around in too many directions rather than delivering a muscled middle. This divergence should be addressed at the very beginning of every opinion piece by developing a focused thesis. (more…) →

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