How to Break a Scandal

Everyone knows this moment.  Something dishy, something trashy, some god fallen, principles tested, and the street full of speculation. If you, the writer, find yourself involved in this kind of story, something messy and dangerous, awkward and sad, how will you handle it? Ask yourself: Do you need to tell this story? Are you sure? […]

What a Writer can learn from Eliot Spitzer

1. I’ve been following Eliot Spitzer’s career since his New York State attorney general days, followed by his tenure as the 54th governor of New York, and then, straight through a noisy scandal, involving a woman, of course, which caused him to step down citing “private failings.” He dropped from the public eye for a […]

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