I have a guest post up today on the Canadian Science Writers’ Association blog – thanks to Colin Schultz for editorial suggestions that helped clarify my thinking.
“I came to science writing (and joined CSWA) because it seemed a natural fit for my combined love of writing and my training as an environmental scientist. Lately, however, I’ve been getting excited by workshops like Fishtrap in Oregon—which focuses on nature writing rooted in the Western environment–and Orion Magazine’s Breadloaf in Vermont. My interest in these workshops makes me wonder if I’m actually more of a nature writer than a science writer. But asking that question begs another: what exactly is the difference between the two – and is it even a relevant distinction?”
Read the rest here.