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3 ways pros ditch writer’s block

“Writing about a writer's block is better than not writing at all.” Charles Bukowski, German-American poet, The Last Night of the Earth Poems Deadlines and the need of a newsroom for each writer to pull his or her own weight have a remarkable way of eliminating writer's block. Journalists don't have it. I don't just suspect… Continue reading 3 ways pros ditch writer’s block

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Small towns, here and there

Bringing over the story of a new documentary about the universality of small towns from weelunk.com. Blessings! Nora Edinger   WHEELING, W.Va. -- The odds are good you’ll see someone you know on screen if you attend the Friday premiere of a feature documentary focused on Moundsville. Marc Harshman, state poet laureate, is among those… Continue reading Small towns, here and there

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Real patriots need news

“How we react to the tragedy of one small person accurately reflects our attitude towards a whole nationality, and increasing the numbers doesn't change much.” Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist, murdered in 2006 Do some journalists report from a political slant? Yes. Do some journalists wallow in the most gruesome, salacious types of news for ratings?… Continue reading Real patriots need news