After being in the “attic”, “basement” for so long, in other words put away for a rainy day, one reopens the old magazine and finds a fresh revelation. It was actually pretty good.
Stories have a habit of mushrooming and expanding out, which one article can’t handle. The follow-up article continues the story.Continue reading “Follow-up articles”
There is a time and place for a longer article. I reckon it’s the controversial one–the “meaty issue” of the day needs more space as it seems more important.
One may grow out of writing articles for one reason or another, but I hope my published articles inspired, encouraged or made someone think, in terms of what the article was saying to a specific reader, who might have been seeking an answer, or food for thought, on the topic I raised. Some people need answers to a topic – such as how does one go about complaining about a film? And why would one go deeper into analyzing a film? And so on. It just depends on who’s reading the article and if the article is a right fit for a specific person on the day, among the readers the writer is reaching, no matter the “page views”.