Archive for the ‘Single Best’ Category

Single Best: Cristine Russell

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, science journalist Cristine Russell talks about the, er, breakthrough moment when she learned to avoid a certain science […]

Single Best: Charles Choi

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, science journalist Charles Choi shares the writing concept that is “God.” Choi is a longtime freelance science […]

Single Best: Robin Lloyd

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, Robin Lloyd, online news editor at Scientific American, shares a career turning point. Follow Robin on Twitter @robinlloyd99.

Single Best: Dan Ferber

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, longtime science journalist and author Dan Ferber talks about the detective skills needed to spin a good science yarn. […]

Single Best: Seth Mnookin

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, science journalist and author Seth Mnookin shares a singular bit of advice about making time for creative […]

Single Best: Elizabeth Preston

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, science journalist Elizabeth Preston shares her insights into writing about science for kids. Preston is editor of […]

Single Best: Paul Raeburn

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, Paul Raeburn shares the ideal he always has in mind for the perfect story. Raeburn is a journalist […]

Single Best: David Dobbs

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, science journalist David Dobbs explains how he found an ending to his e-book, My Mother’s Lover. Dobbs […]

Single Best: Maryn McKenna

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, Maryn McKenna shares a lesson she learned while reporting on a tsunami. McKenna is a columnist for Scientific American, […]

Single Best: Laura Helmuth

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, Laura Helmuth shares a bit of wisdom she learned from Molly Ivins. Helmuth is the science and […]

Single Best: Deborah Blum

Today at The Open Notebook, we introduce a new recurring feature, called Single Best. We asked top science writers to give us their best advice in one minute or less. We are asking top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice—given or taken, their single best idea, reporting trip […]

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