Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk: Advice to the Young Writer

“I write to editors all the time and I never hear back,” the young man on the airplane told me. His name was Trey, and he was coming back from the same LGBTQ journalists’ convening I’d just attended. We were ...

Grammarians Are Often Bullies, Too

Melvin has a speech impediment to go along with his barely interpretable Southern accent, and he always comes over in the tattered, clay-stained clothes of a blue-collar Southern man who’d rather you paid atten...

An Editor Seeks An Answer

In the last issue’s editorial entitled “A Little Too Laid Back,” I shared a mostly upbeat tale about busting my ankle stepping off a curb. I didn’t get into too much detail because, all in all, it’s not the mos...