100 Different Ways of Looking
Some thoughts about profile writing
This is the mid-week edition of Men Yell at Me. A newsletter about personhood and politics, written by me, a journalist living in red state America. This week’s newsletter is about profile writing. This year, I’ve written three big profiles for Insider, Vanity Fair, and MSP magazine.
When I write a profile, I become a little obsessive. I dig through year…