We're more likely to catch errors if we hear our stories read aloud.
Chip on Your Shoulder
5 storytelling tips based on how the brain works.
From phones to tripods and backpacks, what mojos carry.
STORYTELLING THE NEWS: A Bookbag for Reporters and Editors Suggested by Chip Scanlan,…
Using concordance, it's clear what President Obama wanted to emphasize and what he wanted to…
When "Who won the debate?" doesn't cut it.
An author and copy editor studies whether the vice-presidential candidate's sentences stand up to a…
The story behind the latimes.com's portraits of loss, a deadline database of California train collision…
Journalists won't like the answer.
A robotics scientist/writer reminds us that there's no sense waiting for the Muse.
A blog devoted to all things The New Yorker.
It makes kids smart. Maybe it can do the same for writers.
Use the most-overlooked sense to bring your readers to the scene.
Coming each week, I'll update and re-release posts from my old blog.