Writing Archive – Saga of a Deranged Insomniac

I was a journalism junkie growing up and a member of my high school newspaper (The Viking Voice in Mount Horeb). A few years ago I located all the issues our journalism class created during my Junior and Senior year. I then typed up the articles I wrote for the Voice, of course not knowing what I would…

Writing Archive – Senior Class Question and Answer

I recently unearthed a high school retrospective book that I never completed.  It involved putting in pictures and lots of journal entries.  Even though I loved writing in school, this format wasn’t really my thing.  One part I did complete – albeit smart-assedly – was a Q&A section.  I thought now would be a good…

Writing Archive – Hamlet Essay

Going back to my Shakespeare high school class for this post.  I believe we were assigned to find a common theme throughout the play and write an essay about it. This is typed up as it was originally written, and includes commentary from my teacher: Hamlet’s Suicidal Tendencies Through his actions and words, Hamlet gives…

Writing Archive – Three Amigos Movie Review

Here’s another article written for my high school newspaper, the Viking Voice.  This was published during my senior year.  I was given the fun assignment of doing the movie review for that month’s issue! Three Amigos Satisfies Thirst for No-frills, Slapstick Comedy In the era of silent movies, an exciting array of cowboy heroes rode…

Throwback – High School Newspaper Article

In honor of Back to the Future Day, let’s go back to Marty McFly’s era (1985).  I joined the Viking Voice high school newspaper staff that year and we published an article a month for the next year and a half.  Things slowed in the second semester of Senior year.  I learned a lot there…