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Science journalism guide

Science Writing: the Basics (PDF) is a beginner’s guide from the Association of British Science Writers. It answers these questions:

  • What is science writing?
  • What do science writers do?
  • Where do science writers work?
  • What do science writers earn?
  • What skills do you need to be a science writer?
  • How do I get a foot in the door?
  • Where can I find out more?

The ABSW site also has links to other online resources, such as a series of Guardian articles on science writing.