This week about 200 science writers gathered in my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin for a conference on Science Writing in the Age of Denial, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with support from the National Association of […]
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- Pitching Errors: How Not to Pitch
- Trading the Pipette for the Pen: Transitioning from Science to Science Writing
- Carl Zimmer’s Brief Guide to Writing Explainers
- Tools: Planner Pad, the Funnel of Focus
- Taking Good Notes: Tricks and Tools
- How Rebecca Skloot Built The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
- How to Tell Science Stories with Maps
- Kathryn Schulz Paints a Chilling Picture of “The Really Big One”
- Good Beginnings: How to Write a Lede Your Editor—and Your Readers—Will Love
- Meetings of Minds, or, How to Talk to a Scientist
- Are You a Writer or an Editor? Part I: The Writers
- Nailing the Nut Graf
- Are You an Editor or a Writer? Part II: The Editors
- Ask TON: What Does a Science Writing Master’s Program Get You?
- Virginia Hughes Enters the Land of the Sleepyheads
#$%^* This: What Else Are My Skills Good For?
Natural Habitat: Cynthia Graber
Oral Histories in Science Journalism: An Underrated Art
Ask TON: How Soon to Repitch an Editor?
Beyond the Press-Release Rat Race: Fresh Ways to Cover Science News
Steve Silberman Finds the Placebo Effect Is … Pretty Sweet
A Day in the Life of Rose Eveleth
Ask TON: Using Quotes
Adam Rutherford Eulogizes the Space Shuttle
Natural Habitat: Priya Shetty
Greg Miller Examines Mental Health Care in Indonesia
Dan Ferber Relates One Couple’s Struggle against the Farm Next Door
Phil McKenna Describes the Making of “Life in the Death Zone”
A Day in the Life of Emma Marris
David Quammen on Turning Research Into Story, Part I
Jon Mooallem on a Plan to Bring Hippopotamus Ranching to America