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2 edition of Science writer"s guide. found in the catalog.

Science writer"s guide.

John Foster

Science writer"s guide.

by John Foster

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technical writing.,
  • Science -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ179 .F6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5855950M
    LC Control Number62017549
    OCLC/WorldCa525794

    The Official Guide of the National Association of Science Writers. Author: Deborah Blum,Mary Knudson,Robin Marantz Henig; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This guide offers practical tips on science writing - from investigative reporting to pitching ideas to magazine editors.   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 years of experience? From Thomas Hayden’s chapter on Brand: Hachette Books.

      This story is part of the Diverse Voices series, which aims to examine the experiences, expertise, and perspectives of science journalists from communities that are underrepresented in science series is a partnership between The Open Notebook and the National Association of Science Writers’ Diversity Committee, and is supported by Science Sandbox, an initiative of the . The answer lies in a new book linking writing to neuroscience, Lisa Cron’s Wired for Story: The Writer’s Guide to Using Brain Science. — ARNIE COOPER, POETS & WRITERS “ We all love a good story but most of us struggle to write them.

    Take a guided tour of Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, and many other cities. We asked authors, booksellers, publishers, editors, and others to share the places they go to connect with writers of the past, to the bars and cafés where today’s authors give readings, and to those sites that are most inspiring for writing. Science writers and editors must be able to express ideas clearly and logically and should love to write. Creativity, curiosity, a broad range of knowledge, self-motivation, and perseverance also are valuable. Science writers and editors must demonstrate good judgment and a strong sense of ethics in deciding what material to publish.


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