Chapter 16 references: Write popular articles, op eds, and essays
- Bender, John R., et al., Writing and Reporting for the Media, Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Blum, Deborah, et al., A Field Guide for Science Writers, Oxford University Press, 2005
- Burnham, Sophy, For Writers Only: Inspiring Thoughts on the Exquisite Pain and Heady Joy of the Writing Life from Its Great Practitioners, Penguin Random House, 2011.
- Franklin, Jon Writing for Story: Craft Secrets of Dramatic Nonfiction, Penguin Books, 1994
- Hancock, Elise, Ideas into Words: Mastering the Craft of Science Writing, Johns Hopkins University Press, May 7, 2003.
- Hunsaker, Alan, “Enjoyment and Information Gain in Science Articles,” Journalism Quarterly, volume 56. pages 617-619, Fall 1979
- Marlow, Jeffrey, “The Virus Hunters,” Undark, May 25, 2017.
- Ospri, Lorenzo Lazzerini, “Modern Life and Its Diseases: The Light Connection,” Undark, March 16, 2016.
- Undark magazine.
- World Federation of Science Journalists Course in Science Journalism in 10 Languages.
- Writer’s Digest
- Writers Digest, The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing, Writers Digest Books, 2010
- Yurkiewicz, Ilana, “Paper Trails: Living and Dying with Fragmented Medical Records,” Undark, August 24, 2018.
- American Scientist
- Clark, Roy Peter, "The Short Sentence as Gospel Truth," The New York Times, September 7, 2013
- Govic, Rick, "6 Freelancing Strategies All Writers Can Implement," The Writing Cooperative, July 7, 2021.
- Graduate certificate programs in science writing and communication
- Hornstein, Gail A., "Prune that Prose: Learning to Write for Readers Beyond Academe," Chronicle of Higher Education, September 7, 2009 (registration required)
- NBC Think
- Scientific American
- Shipley, David, "And Now a Word From Op-Ed, The New York Times, February 1, 2004
- The Conversation
Editing and proofreading software
Books, articles, and websites on science writing and journalism
- Blum, Deborah, Ashley Smart, and Tom Zeller Jr., eds. A Tactical Guide to Science Journalism. Oxford University Press, 2022.
- Journalism Resources, list of resources from the MIT Knight Science Journalism Program
- Clark, Roy Peter, Writing Tools: 55 Essential Tools for Every Writer, Little, Brown & Co, 2008
- Dean, Cornelia, Am I Making Myself Clear?: A Scientist's Guide to Talking to the Public, Harvard University Press, 2009
- Every Writer's Resource website
- Greene, Anne E., Writing Science in Plain English, University of Chicago Press, 2013. See also interview with Anne E. Green in the Chicago Manual of Style Shop Talk column.
- Hamilton, Chantel, "The Comprehensive Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Working with an Editor," Jane Friedman blog, May 12, 2020.
- Jane Friedman website, offers newsletters, tools and resources for authorsr
- National Institutes of Health, "Plain Language at NIH," 2011
- Nieman Storyboard, a learning resource for journalistic writing
- Paul, Annie Murphy, "Your Brain on Fiction," The New York Times, March 17, 2012
- "Secrets of good science writing," The Guardian
- Stockton, Nick, "What's Up With That: Why It's So Hard to Catch Your Own Typos," Wired, August 12, 2014
- The Craft of Science Writing: Selections from The Open Notebook
- The KSJ Science Editing Handbook for science editors and reporters, Knight Science Journalism Program
- The Open Notebook: The Story Behind the Best Science Stories, rich resource website for science writers
- The Open Notebook Science Journalism Master Classes, free online classes
- The Open Notebook Pitch Database, searchable database of successful pitch letters
- Tuller, David, "The Jargon Trap," The New York Times, August 4, 2014
- Uko, Ndaeyo, Story Building: Narrative Techniques for News and Feature Writers, University Press of America, 2007
- United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, A Guide to Writing Stories About Numbers (part of Making Data Meaningful guide series)
- World Federation of Science Journalists online course in science journalism
- Writers of SciLance, The Science Writers' Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish, and Prosper in the Digital Age, Da Capo Lifelong Books (2013). Book web site and blog: Pitchpublishprosper
- Writer's Market
Magazine and website author guidelines
Online article sites
Illustrations of "grabber" feature beginnings