Anybody wanna write a water story? Of course not. Tom Gorman didn't want to, either.
Your final self-edit should hurt. If it doesn't, you need to do one more. The writers you admire, like great athletes, push themselves to the point of breaking. They don't have to say "ouch" [...]
A long time ago I picked up my newspaper's feature section and read the beginning of a story by a colleague whose work I barely knew: Driver Stanley Francois has a grim warning for riders on [...]