This example from The News & Observer features section shows how. Here's the recipe:
- Take this profile from The New York Times.
- Remix liberally.
- Add bold lede-ins.
- Sprinkle with carefully selected information from the Web.
For all the talk here lately about alternative story forms, I'd like to point to two well-done stories written as old-fashioned narratives, both from the N&O:
- Assistant managing editor Dan Barkin on getting a tattoo with his son, George.