How to be a freelance science writer*

The Raptor Lab

*according to other people

What do you do when you don’t know how to do something? Scour the internet for advice, obviously.

Over the last year, I’ve been on the hunt for good guides to freelance journalism. Now, as my freelancing career finally dawns, I figure I should exhibit some of my best findings in one place. Here they are.

Many of these links are aimed towards science writers, but most of the information still applies to any kind of journalist.

Got any sweet additions? Shoot them at me @realavivahrLast updated 11/4.


GETTING STARTED
* Classic post from Ed Yong, with different science writers chiming in to share the story of how they got started .
* Advice for beginners from superstar Carl Zimmer.
* Scientific American’s Incubator wrote a monster post on how to break into the business.
* The Open Notebook has also got a guide…

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