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Careers in Science Writing
Advice from the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing for students.


News from the National Association of Science Writers
Latest news from and about NASW members


Tips for beginning freelancers
Poynter’s Beth Winegarner lists a half-dozen ways for freelancers to build their businesses.


The Open Notebook
The story behind the best science stories


Pitch Database
To tell a compelling story to readers, you first need to sell your idea to an editor.


Tips on writing stories on medical research
Understanding and writing about medical research


What’s wrong with science coverage? 
Satirist John Oliver shows how to improve science reporting.