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.