Ever wonder where you can land science writing gigs?
In today’s fast-paced world, there’s no shortage of research, scientific discoveries, technological breakthroughs, and environmental issues that people want to know about.
If you have an interest in science writing and a solid story idea, you can find a market to land an assignment. The scientific method is actually a good formula to follow to test out an idea.
Start with a question, and find out if it’s got science writing story potential. For example:
- How does Elon Musk’s plan to get humans to Mars?
- What’s it really like to use forensic science to solve crimes?
- What are health researchers doing to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease?
- How can science help solve the food and fresh water problem in drought-stricken countries?
If you want to make a living as a freelance science writer, look around. Story ideas are everywhere.