Blogs on Writing
Nieman Storyboard Interview for The Pitch: Erika Hayasaki on how to leave the newsroom and kill it as a freelancer: Journalist, professor, author, mother – How does she do it all? With passion, persistence, another paycheck and perspective: "I'm not just one story." August 21, 2018.
Nieman Storyboard for The Pitch (Take Two): Erika Hayasaki on the reality of landing a big freelance story. In the second of a two-parter, the former LA Times reporter scrutinizes the first pitch – and then the revision – that earned her a cover piece in Wired.
Women Who Pitch: Freelancing in the Digital Age, Medium, March 20, 2016.
How I Got the Story: "The Girl Who Wouldn't Die," The Big Roundtable, August 2013