Whatever Happened to the Nuanced Outdoor Story?

April 12, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Writer Matt Crawford asks whether, now that information is endless in supply, truly readable stories about the outdoors can hold their ground. “The long readable stories of the old timers — Burton Spiller, let’s say, on grouse hunting or even Peter H. Capstick more recently on big game, just don’t seem have the juice or support to jump to the Internet. There are fewer places for that kind of writing in newspapers, too.” In the Burlington Free Press.