In the world of publishing, editors and writers have a symbiotic relationship.
It’s one thing to understand the science in a story, it’s another to convey that to readers with varying levels of understanding of the topic.
Being a good writer or editor requires at least one thing: You must learn from your mistakes and never make the same error twice.
I’ve been a freelance outdoor writer specializing in paddle sports, camping and other adventuring for more than 30 years.
For those of us in the public relations realm, the press release is an old friend. Trustworthy, humble, familiar: The press release has served us well.
It’s sometimes a love-hate relationship between reporters and public relations specialists, but anyone in the business knows, they need each other to each do their job.
Writing headlines used to be an essential part of my job as a newspaper editor. My boss said he could always tell which headlines I wrote and which other editors created.
It happens to all of us. We sit down to sift through email, deleting the junk mail, flagging the important pieces and reading our favorites first.
The holidays are over, your flight to Las Vegas is booked and you’ve reserved a room on the Strip. It can mean only one thing: SHOT Show is just around the corner. Are you ready?
It had been a while since I checked my voicemail and a bunch of messages had accumulated. For the most part they were mundane, but tucked in the middle was a pleasant surprise; would I like to go on a waterfowl/pheasant hunt familiarization (FAM) trip during prime time in North Dakota?