Skube conducted a National Writers Workshop class sponsored by the
Poynter Institute for Media Studies and the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
in May. The class was on feature writing, and it focused on strong
"In particular, I suggested - and gave examples - that it sometimes
helps to write the ending first, since that's what readers take with
them," Skube said. "I'll bet you can't remember the opening
scene of 'Casablanca.' We all know the closing scene."