I spend a lot of time planning my reporting. But somehow, often my planning doesn’t seem to quite hit the mark. What strategies do you use to plan out your reporting for features? Are there certain questions you ask yourself that seem to be reliably helpful?
Archive for October, 2012
“At this time of year, with new growth laying a haze of green over the wet fields, the farm country around this small town smells faintly but distinctly of manure. It’s a rich, warm aroma, […]
What is the appropriate way to go about fact-checking your own stories? Is there a specific method that a person should use? If so, what is it, exactly? Also, when in the process is the right time to do this—before turning in a draft, or after a story has been through the bulk of substantive editing?