Paths of Heart is now available in audiobook format. The book has been narrated, edited, and post-processed and has been uploaded to the national Library of Congress’ Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Books in that library are available nation-wide through the mail  FOR FREE to those who are […]

Paths of Heart Audiobook!

With more than 40 million copies in print, Stephen Covey’s book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People should be on everyone’s reading list. But in writing another’s story, one of the habits is particularly important: Seek first to understand, then to be understood. With just a little windage this […]

Beyond Listening

Here is a published list of helpful tips for interviewing. The credit is: Jacqui Banaszynski, Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism, March, 2008, Boston, MA 1. Know and state your purpose (for THIS interview) 2. Try to interview in their native habitat 3. Envision the ideal interview beforehand 4. Establish guidelines […]

Beyond Interviewing