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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

Feb 21, 2019

Meet Sibusiso Biyela, a South African science communicator and journalist interested in decolonize science communication using indigenous languages. Don’t worry, I don’t speak science, so we’re talking mostly about language, storytelling, politics.

Sibs normally writes in English. He recently completed a...

Feb 14, 2019

Quotes aren’t necessary when submitting a query to an editor, which is one reason why including a good one helps make a pitch really stand out.

A story proposal should have the same DNA as the final story. Original reporting brings new insight and life to most articles; even if it’s a given you’ll be speaking with...

Feb 8, 2019

Which should you do first: secure an interview or pitch the story? Many writers frame this as a chicken and egg situation, but it isn’t an existential or biological question. It’s a decision you get to make about which way you want to get started. Let’s look at the pros and cons so you can make a swift and...