on writing – column 2

ON WRITING – COLUMN 2: “MURDER YOUR DARLINGS.” Col. 2: It’s figuratively and literally etched on my being. “Murder your darlings.” I spent my senior year spring break in Costa Rica. It was during that trip that I came across the feisty phrase and, during that same trip, I had it tattooed across the arch […]

on writing – a column

ON WRITING, A COLUMN. INTRODUCTION This column was inspired by my summer spent in Washington, D.C. where I reported for a news service hosted by my journalism school. I worked up to 12-hour shifts under the shrewd hand of Steve Crane – my editor. Crane is an intense, brilliant man with a short fuse. He is […]