Lessons in Long-Form: How to Craft Readable Feature Articles

Like finding $20 in your pocket, getting a bonus bag of Cheetos® from a vending machine, or learning Marvel Studios will be making Ant-Man 3, getting published and…

Man’s Idiot Marks: Walt Jaschek’s 1980 “Litter Letter” About Forest Park

Happy Earth Day from Forest Park in St. Louis. Today the park is a jewel – Randy and I walked 8 miles of it Saturday…

People Who Talk In Movie Theaters: Target of H.U.S.H.

I sold this humor article to the feature section of the Colorado Springs Sun newspaper in the summer of 1982. It documented the start of…

Editorial: What I Believe (And Don’t Believe.)

Part One: What I Believe.  Originally published as the editorial in Slightly Bent Comics #1. I BELIEVE in music, I BELIEVE in love. But not necessarily in that…

Benefits of Ginseng Explained | Content Writing by Walt

“Ginseng is a Drugstore” By Walt Jaschek This story about the many benefits of the man-root called ginseng was one of a series of articles…

Content Article Writing Example: “DNA Breakthrough Over Dinner”

By Walt Jaschek This 2011 article — an attempt to make dry but important DNA research accessible and even info-taining — was the first in…

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