The Science Writers' Handbook

The Science Writers' Handbook

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Popular science writing has exploded in the past decade, both in print and online. Who better to guide writers striving to succeed in the profession than a group of award-winning independent journalists with a combined total of 225 years of experience? From Thomas Hayden's chapter on the perfect pitch to Emma Maris's advice on book proposals to Mark Schrope's essential information on contracts, the members of SciLance give writers of all experience levels the practical information they need to succeed, as either a staffer or a freelancer. Going beyond craft, The Science Writer's Handbook also tackles issues such as creating productive office space, balancing work and family, and finding lasting career satisfaction. It is the ultimate guide for anyone looking to prosper as a science writer in the new era of publishing.Online or on paper, written, spoken, or acted out with puppets: If youa#39;ve got a story you want to tell, youa#39;re first going to have to convince an ... 36 for an example ... Execution: Are you proposing a 350-word news brief or a 3, 000-word feature?

Title:The Science Writers' Handbook
Author:Thomas Hayden, Michelle Nijhuis
Publisher:Da Capo Press - 2013


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