What is it like to work as a court reporter at one point in a career and switch gears to humor writing? What is organizing the schedules of hundreds of lawyers like on a daily basis? What does moving from a large city on the west coast to a small town in Massachusetts feel like? Suzette Martinez Standring's name, although not familiar to many of you, has had a profound effect on what you read. The immediate past president of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, Suzette speaks tonight about trends in newspaper column writing. What happens to newspapers as more and more of us get our news from the Internet and other venues? What are the current trends in columns now? How does one go about getting a column and obtaining the attention of a newspaper editor>? Where do ideas come from? What qualities must exist for a column to be successful? Join us tonight and meet one of the most enthusiastic guests we have had the privilege of interviewing on Books And Beyond. Standring has much to say about columns and the craft of column writing. Who does she admire? Suzette will talk about her own book on the art of column writing featuring some of her favorites. Come, listen, and learn who they are! Now look below for how, when and where to hear this show. To listen to the stream, go to > www.acbradio.org > , click on the mainstream page and choose your player and connection > speed. You should begin hearing the stream shortly. The show is streamed each Sunday morning at 1 hour UTC or Saturday evening > at 8pm EST. After the show, write to bonnie@xxxxxxxxxxxx with your feedback.