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Everything you need to know to pitch, publish, and prosper in the digital age! Due out April 2013.
Everything you need to know to pitch, publish, and prosper in the digital age! Due out April 2013.

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Check out the Scilance Shinding! Michelle Nijhuis, Doug Fox, Liza Gross and Robin Mejia share their science journalism stories (and advice). 

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Liza Gross talks data and investigative reporting with journalist Peter Aldhous. A great read about the need for more "scientific" journalism.
Many people get into science journalism through science. I asked data journalism guru +Peter Aldhous why we don't see more science journalists using their own data and research in their stories:  http://pitchpublishprosper.com/scientific-journalism-interview-peter-aldhous/ #journalism   #investigativereporting   #data  #CAR

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Virtual Mentoring: Michelle Nijhuis

Virtual mentoring session with Michelle Nijhuis

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<a class='ot-hashtag' href='https://plus.google.com/s/%23hangoutsonair'>#hangoutsonair</a>Michelle Nijhuis and Bryn Nelson

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Award-winning journalist Michelle Nijhuis has traveled extensively in Asia. She will field questions and offer advice on conducting far-flung reporting trips--from securing funding to wrangling logistics to selling the stories

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The Science Writers&#39; Handbook was in a video call with 2 people. <a class='ot-hashtag' href='https://plus.google.com/s/%23hangoutsonair'>#hangoutsonair</a>Bryn Nelson and Mark Schrope

Got CONTRACT QUESTIONS?
Tomorrow, July 2, 1pm EDT/10am PDT is our next VIRTUAL MENTORING session.
Join Handbook contributors Mark Schrope and Bryn Nelson to discuss
Contracts: the ups, downs, bad, and downright ugly
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Tweet questions in advance to #sciwrite
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Join us on Tuesday, July 2, for this month's Virtual Mentoring session: Freelance writing contracts! bit.ly/11aQVCD Tweet questions in advance to #sciwrite

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What details do you leave in--and take out--to make the people in your stories memorable? Hannah Hoag discusses in today's blog post:

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Negotiating an indemnity clause before breakfast, bundling off the kids to a kiddie pool after lunch. In this week's Friday Snapshot, Kendall Powell reflects on the constant adjustments she has to make as a working mom-writer, even on her days "off." How do you adjust?
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