Writing for the Love of It
For most of my working life I have carefully avoided writers groups. All too often, I felt, they were the…Read More »
AP Style Rules at a Glance
Periods: They’re often omitted when abbreviating the name of an organization or iconic figure: CIA, FBI, VCU, JFK. Use periods to…Read More »
The Compleat Editor
In graduate school, I rarely had an exam. My work was in journalism, and we were required to write extensively,…Read More »
WWJD as an Editor?
What would Jesus do as a journalist? A number of specialty newspapers such as the Christian Citizen USA, with headquarters in…Read More »
Get to Know the Little Book
I’ve always loved “the little book.” That’s what its original author, Will Strunk, called his writing guide which eventually became The…Read More »
On Wounded Writers, Editors and Prophets
When Henri Nouwen died several years ago, I grieved. I grieved for the loss of his touch on my life.…Read More »
Why Cover Negative News?
When bad things happen to God’s people, what’s a Christian publication to do? While there can be pressure from readers…Read More »