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The science writers' handbook : everything you need to know to pitch, publish, and prosper in the digital age

Author: Thomas C Hayden; Michelle Nijhuis; SciLance (Firm)
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Lifelong Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013]
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"Popular science writing has exploded in the past decade, both in print and on-line. Who better to guide writers striving to succeed in the profession than a group of award-winning, well-published journalists with a combined 225 years of experience? From Thomas Hayden's chapter on the nuts and bolts of making the perfect pitch to Emma Maris's advice about putting together a book proposal to Mark Schrope's essential  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Hayden; Michelle Nijhuis; SciLance (Firm)
ISBN: 9780738216560 0738216569 0738216577 9780738216577
OCLC Number: 827119568
Description: xi, 308 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. The skilled science writer. What makes a science writer? / Alison Fromme ; Finding ideas / Emily Sohn ; Making the pitch / Thomas Hayden ; Getting the story, and getting it right / Andreas von Bubnoff ; By the numbers: essential statistics for science writers / Stephen Ornes ; Excavating the evidence: reporting for the narrative / Douglas Fox ; Sculpting the story / Michelle Nijhuis ; Working with editors ; and their edits / Monya Baker & Jessica Marshall ; Going long: how to sell a book / Emma Marris ; Multilancing / Robert Frederick ; Just write the friggin' thing already! / Anne Sasso --
Pt. 2. The sane science writer. The loneliness of the science writer / Stephen Ornes ; Good luck placing this elsewhere: how to cope with rejection / Hillary Rosner ; Beyond compare / Michelle Nijhuis ; An experimental guide to achieving balance / Virginia Gewin ; Creating creative spaces / Hannah Hoag ; Avoiding domestic disasters / Bryn Nelson ; Children and deadlines: a messy rodeo / Amanda Mascarelli --
Pt. 3. The solvent science writer. Minding the business / Anne Sasso & Emily Gertz ; Networking for the nervous / Cameron Walker ; Paid to grow / Robin Mejia ; Contract literacy / Mark Schrope ; The ethical science writer / Brian Vastag ; Social networks and the reputation economy / Emily Gertz ; The diversity of science writing / Sarah Webb ; Sustainable science writing / Jill U. Adams ; Afterword. Finding, or founding, your own tribe / Kendall Powell.
Responsibility: the writers of SciLance, edited by Thomas Hayden and Michelle Nijhuis.

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"Popular science writing has exploded in the past decade, both in print and on-line. Who better to guide writers striving to succeed in the profession than a group of award-winning, well-published journalists with a combined 225 years of experience? From Thomas Hayden's chapter on the nuts and bolts of making the perfect pitch to Emma Maris's advice about putting together a book proposal to Mark Schrope's essential information on contracts, the members of SciLance give writers of all levels the practical information they need to succeed, either as a staffer or as a freelancer. Going beyond craft, The Science Writer's Handbook also tackles lifestyle issues such as office space, steady income, and financial and emotional resources, for the ultimate guide to the craft, business and life of science writing"--

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