How to fix 3 problems with story pace

not teaching,still THINKING … Let’s face it. We all like a quick read. Sometimes we rely on a mere tweet for information. Or we are in too much of a hurry to read beyond the headline. But it is also true that long-form journalism still exists and thrives, and it still has an audience. Maintaining that audience, […]

How to fix 3 problems with story pace

Let’s face it. Yes, we all like a quick read. On social media, 140 characters serve to inform us; sometimes we are in too much of a hurry to even click on an accompanying link. But it is also true that long-form journalism still exists and thrives, and it still has an audience. Maintaining that audience, however, […]

Think digital #32 — keep it simple

The digital world is tightly knit and tightly writ. You’ll find phrases. Fragments. Sentences without verbs. Yet you’ll understand what you read. People are used to the staccato style. The short sentences. Breaking news is delivered as briefs. It’s quick. Sometimes it’s: “This just in…” We’re talking about news and information written specifically for websites, apps […]