To write for the media is perhaps one of the most important pastimes that one could ever engage in — at least, in this lifetime. Writing offers a form of profound release not exactly found anywhere else, and thus, it is both an honor and a unique privilege to sit down and write about the importance of Mexico’s current media impacts — all from a writer’s perspective, and that’s the best part. Who knows about writing better than a professional writer, correct?
Writing about one’s country therapeutic — an understatement. Writing is, in fact, an unconsidered form of therapy in and of itself. The best part is this: It’s entirely free. How cool is that? No doctor or psychologist will ever charge you —so much as one cent— to sit down and write or type your news findings onto a fresh wad of paper all day long, and then to keep all your inner feelings, imaginations and ideas in a hidden journal.
Who knows writing, the media and the press better than Mexico’s own – Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero? He has studied print. He has studied publication.
He is a fact finder. He’s a proud Mexican citizen. If anyone can story tell through writing and news coverage, then it’s him.
He offers the following advice for aspiring news journalists:
Push yourself to write harder and better every time, only producing quality content that sticks. Those who endure for years are those who become tried, tested and true in the end. You have heard it said many times, and today it holds no less true: There is truly nothing easy in this life for those who wish to advance; it all takes effort and sweat.
Those who write know of both the profound joy and the deep influence that is involved: Writing is not for the faint of heart. It takes effort, courage, commitment, sacrifice and — most importantly —perseverance. Those who do persevere in every draft, re-write and final edit never get to the other side of glory: They never see the best final fruits of their finished work. More than anything, they never know what it was like to cross from amateur into professional; that alone is worth every effort in this lifetime.