A teacher stands in front of a classroom and instructs five- to seven-year-olds to take up their crayons and draw a surgeon, a fighter pilot, and a firefighter. When a surgeon, a fighter pilot, […]
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We are thrilled to introduce the latest recipient of our fellowship for early-career science journalists, made possible by a generous grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. Our last call for fellowship applications, just last fall, drew such a […]
When I made the career leap to become a freelance science writer, I was determined not to go back to school and saddle myself with more student loans (I knew that the “making a living” […]
Science writers often endure bad weather, arduous field conditions, uncooperative subjects, and other hardships to report stories. And we do it with glee. Most of us love every minute of following scientists into the field, […]
We are thrilled to introduce the latest recipient of our fellowship for early-career science journalists, made possible by a generous grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. (And while we’re at it, we’ll add that we’re also delighted and profoundly grateful that BWF […]
Structuring long-form nonfiction writing defies simple rules. Sometimes, you should start at the beginning of a story; other times, the middle or even the end. Sometimes you should follow a single narrative as it […]
Every day, dozens of press releases flood science journalists’ inboxes. Each one announces new scientific results—often crowned with superlatives like oldest, biggest, fastest—and each one is carefully crafted to pique reporters’ interest. Some of these […]