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SciWri’10 final wrapup

Well, SciWri’10 is done, and I’m heading home. But before I go, I wanted to give those of you who couldn’t attend, or who just wanted to revisit the magic, a complete roundup of links to our session. First off, … Continue reading

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Full Video of FreelancerHacks ’10 is Up!

If you missed it, you can watch the whole presentation here. Highlights: * Amber’s amazing real-world tips for makin’ $$$ * Jeffrey’s tremendous tools * John’s mind hacks * Results of our first ever Freelance Science Writers Survey. PDF of … Continue reading

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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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Fill out our freelancer survey!

If you’re a freelance science writer, we want to hear from you. The following survey will only take a few minutes. Click here to take the freelance science writers survey. The results, which we’ll reveal on this website and in … Continue reading

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The power of Freedom

Greetings, Freelancers, Just a quick post to pass along a new productivity hack, courtesy of friend-of-the-blog and newly crowned co-chair of the NASW Freelance Committee, Siri Carpenter: I’ve been reading and enjoying your productivity hacks blog. I thought I’d let … 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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Confessions of a productivity hack(er)

I have a confession to make: I’m not as productive as I’d like to be. There, I said it! They say the first part of solving a problem is to admit you have one. So, there it is: Check off … Continue reading

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