Texas Monthly Executive Editor Skip Hollandsworth Visits SHSU

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Texas Monthly Executive Editor Skip Hollandsworth Visits SHSU

Published on April 28, 2014 by Larry Crippen

Friday afternoon, SHSU’s Warner Endowed Chair for Journalism, Peter Roussel, conducted a fascinating and informative interview about writing technique and journalism with Texas Monthly executive editor Skip Hollandsworth in Studio A of the Dan Rather Communication Building.

Hollandsworth told students attending the presentation that in his early student career as a writer he would mimic the basic writing approach of famous Dallas-Ft. Worth sports journalist Blackie Sherrod.

Surprisingly, his interest in stories came during his youth by eavesdropping . . . .

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He passed along a lot of advice for young writers . . . .

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Winner of a number of journalism awards, Skip Hollandsworth co-wrote the movie Bernie with Richard Linklater.

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