Author Archives: amberldance

Thanks for a great session!

I’d just like to thank my fellow hackers for putting together such a great session at ScienceWriters 2010. When Jeffrey first approached me, I thought, OK, show up and give a talk, no big deal. Had I been thinking about … Continue reading

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It ain’t over ’til it’s over–How I “close out” a story

I moved from science research to science journalism, in part, because I wanted to finish things. In the lab, I always needed another repetition or another experiment—indeed, you can spend a lifetime in science and not entirely solve the questions … Continue reading

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Forget word rate—What’s your time worth?

Ediors have done a great job of training us to think in terms of dollars per word…but dollars per hour, not dollars per word, is what’s key for the writer. Continue reading

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