Bookshots: 'The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of Seven Thousand Bicycles an

Bookshots: 'The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of Seven Thousand Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire' by Kimball Taylor

Review by Bart Bishop
A brief review of Kimball Taylor's book on the bikes that were used to smuggle 7,000 people from Mexico into the United States.

4 Ways To Develop Your Non-Fiction Voice

Column by Keith Rawson
Want to write essays and other such bric-a-brac? Maybe this column will gear you up for the task.

Chicken or the Egg: When a Query Should Come First

Column by Leah Dearborn July 1, 2015 (1) comments
All writing begins with an idea, but the process between that initial spark and a finished draft can vary considerably dependent on the finished product’s purpose.

Faust, Facebook, and the Future of Media

Column by Leah Dearborn May 8, 2015 (1) comments
Facebook has been in talks with a number of news organizations over the past year. Instead of posting links to outside content on Facebook, the social media giant wants to become a primary publisher.

A Generation of People Shunned Standards in Writing and Journalism...You Won't BELIEVE What Happened Next!

Column by John Jarzemsky December 19, 2014 (1) comments
The Internet has given everybody a voice, but are we being conscientious enough about the way we're talking to one another?

Product Review: Longform

Column by Christopher Shultz
All the best Journalism-with-a-capital-J, available in one convenient, customizable app—and it's free!
Steven Brill And Jill Abramson

Good Money For Good Writing: The Steven Brill And Jill Abramson Startup

News by Peter Derk November 5, 2014 (1) comments
Steven Brill and Jill Abramson made some announcements regarding their new startup, a publication that focuses on long-form writing and profit-sharing.
Bookshots: 'Global Muckraking' Edited by Anya Schiffrin

Bookshots: 'Global Muckraking' Edited by Anya Schiffrin

Review by Ryan Peverly
Edited by journalist Anya Schiffrin, this collection of international investigative journalism reminds us why the lost art of muckraking is so important.

How Journalism Can Help Polish Your Fiction

Column by Troy Farah January 27, 2014 (1) comments
Journalism is an often ignored way to develop strong writing skills. When applied to fiction, the results can be outstanding. Just ask authors like Hemingway and Palahniuk, who were once reporters.

Different Ways to Tell the Truth: A Primer on Creative Nonfiction Subgenres

Column by Taylor Houston November 13, 2013 (2) comments
There are many ways to tell a true story--here are just a few.
Jonathan Franzen hates the Internet

Jonathan Franzen hates the Internet and thinks it “should be really strictly regulated”

News by Dean Fetzer October 25, 2013 (11) comments
The novelist is at it again, sticking his oar in about digital media — he shared his views in a recent interview.
the Journalism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

New Book Explores the Journalism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

News by Christopher Shultz
The celebrated author reveals a lesser-known aspect of his writing career.
Writer Among Top 3 Dream Jobs for Girls in US

LinkedIn Data Reveals Writer Among Top 3 Dream Jobs for Girls in US

News by Dan Shewan November 26, 2012 (1) comments
Data recently released by LinkedIn suggests that becoming a writer is a dream of many young girls in the U.S.

Technology and the Art of the Interview

Column by Joe Daly November 23, 2012 (2) comments
LitReactor's intrepid music journalist offers his technological secrets for conducting interviews.
Journalist In Trouble For Self-Plagiarizing

Repeating Yourself Again: Journalist In Trouble For Self-Plagiarizing

News by Dave Reuss June 21, 2012 (4) comments
Should writers be able to reuse their own work for different outlets?