I think of all the different types of articles I write, I love doing profiles the most. Even a simple one like this can be quite interesting — the process of meeting an interviewee, whether famous or not, getting them to open up, and finding out what makes their story tick — it’s a rush. With this story, I loved the opening. And I didn’t even have to “dig” for it, it was just something the interviewee said which I felt was very powerful.
This one was for HEARTBEAT (formerly known as SPRING), a publication of Singapore’s Northeast Community Development Council. Click on link to read full article: Giving Voice To Cancer.