This could be the last post on this blog ever

I believe writer’s block is an affectation experienced by successful authors who have made enough money to let their egos be picky. I am not a successful author. I’m a former journalist, maybe even a failed one. But I have found it hard to write of late. I am tired. The fall semester drained me.Continue reading “This could be the last post on this blog ever”

HOT SHEET: Hawkeyes, Cyclones win, pierce the gloom of the coming winter of COVID-19

From the desk of Daniel P. Finney, hot seat editor, 24th Street bureau, Des Moines, Iowa. ITEM FIRST: Most Iowans interested in football found happiness Saturday. The Iowa State Cyclones bludgeoned Kansas State. The Iowa Hawkeyes mauled Penn State. All was right with the world for a few hours on a late autumn afternoon. ITEMContinue reading “HOT SHEET: Hawkeyes, Cyclones win, pierce the gloom of the coming winter of COVID-19”

HOT SHEET: A redesigned website, a job interview, a plea for Twitter followers and suggested new Arby’s-Buffalo Wild Wings-Dunkin’ flavor mashups

Experts say I need to “build my brand” by begging strangers to follow me on social media.