How to Think Like a Journalist: When to Paraphrase Like a Pro

To paraphrase or not to paraphrase, that is the question. Cliché? You betcha! But, I am not afraid to let you in on a secret. Writers and reporters often paraphrase. But, you may be asking, “When do I paraphrase?”. Writing is a ticklish subject, one often requiring finesse. As a young reporter for a dailyContinue reading “How to Think Like a Journalist: When to Paraphrase Like a Pro”

How to Think Like a Journalist: Breaking Through Writer’s Block

I have a confession to make. I’m one of the worst (or best) procrastinators in the world. Sometimes, I relate by saying to myself “I’m taking my time”. This unfortunately is a cop out. What I am NOT doing is following advice from top motivational speakers like Zig Ziglar, whose rule no. 4 of hisContinue reading “How to Think Like a Journalist: Breaking Through Writer’s Block”