I don't recall exactly when I first encountered Guy de Maupassant's classic short story, "The Necklace." But I'm grateful to Mirta Ojito for revisiting it on NPR.
Here's a frank success story on landing bylines (in the New York Times and elsewhere) from a third-semester student in NYU's graduate journalism program in cultural reporting and criticism.
Lisa Romeo begins a series of blog posts recounting observations gleaned at the latest NonFictioNow conference in Iowa City.
P.S. This Practicing Writer will be taking a break from posting for the next several days. See you all back here next week, and Happy Thanksgiving!