There are stories everywhere. You could probably walk down the street and the first person you meet will have some fascinating story to tell. Of course, they might not reveal the story to you if you ask them.
Sometimes, I know the gist of a story, and have to track down the people who were involved in order to get the details. Sometimes, someone emails me with a story idea, and helps me to understand it, either as an anonymous source or on the record. Sometimes, I think I am writing one story and then it turns out that I was completely wrong and have to write a different story about what really happened.MORE »