Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I have -- many years ago. My grandmother had one in her basement, and we used it to type out my very first passport application.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Hmm. I'd have to go with Frank Bascombe.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email is best.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I use Scrivener for long-form writing. For audio work I use Sound Studio. For blogging, my tool of choice is MarsEdit.

What's your favorite social network?

My favorite is Twitter for public interactions. For more private use, I prefer Facebook.

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