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How to become a science writer
An ABSW guide, written by Mun-Keat Looi.
What is science writing?
An introduction to science writing
What do science writers do?
Science journalists or reporters / Communications and media / Press officers / Others
How do I become a science writer?
What skills do science writers need? / Formal courses and degrees
Getting into specific parts of the media
Informal training, experience, networking / Internships
General tips for getting started
Where do I find story ideas? / What makes a story newsworthy? / The structure of a news story / How to interview / How to pitch ideas
Journalism and writing / Statistics, biases and pitfalls / Resources / Outlets
Courses in science communications
Science Communication Degrees / Modules / Broadcasting / General journalism
Other organisations similar to ABSW
A - Z of organisations around the world
With thanks to all who worked on this guide
The Association of British Science Writers is registered in England and Wales under company number 07376343 at 76 Glebe Lane, Barming, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9BD.
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