The Canoodling Print

stockvault-vintage-newspaper-print204081In my opinion, every novelist could benefit from a dip of their pen into journalism.


A journalist doesn’t have the pleasure of leaning on a thesaurus to tell a riveting story. The success of the piece rests on structure and brevity, not canoodling with a dictionary.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for a good canoodle.

But sometimes a story or a thought calls for a more direct approach.

Journalism preaches that directness.

A novelist would do good to listen.

Until tomorrow…


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