Welcome to the ABSW's Guides to...
To help our members grow and build their careers, we've compiled a handy set of practical guides on different aspects of science writing and science journalism. This content is exclusively available for members of the ABSW.
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Previously all this content was held as a Wiki, which meant that any member could get stuck in to share their wisdom. However, we found that the interface was tricky to use. So, we've pulled all the content out and it is now here for you to enjoy. If you have ideas for new guides or suggestions on currently available guides, just get in contact with us and we'll see what we can do.
Here's a list of currently available guides. Enjoy!
- A Guide to Style
- Access to Journals - services for Journalists
- Books about journalism
- Contacts abroad
- Correspondence Courses
- Courses in Science Communication
- Freelance Pay
- How to read company accounts
- Investigations: a beginner's guide
- Job hunting and training
- Liability insurance
- Libel and privacy
- Narrative Journalism
- Places to write in London
- Recording conversations
- Recording equipment
- Resources for journalists including software
Recording conversations can be very helpful when interviewing sources for stories. However, there are rules to abide by. Here's our guide.