Cameron Walker writes about science, travel, and curiosities of the Pacific coast. She's written feature stories, profiles, and essays for publications including Sky & Telescope, High Country News, and theLos Angeles Times. While on assignment, she's learned to skip stones (badly), pick ripe coffee berries (even though she drinks decaf), and spot the silvery scouts that foretell a grunion run (it's amazing!).
A few weeks ago, Michelle Nijhuis (bio) suggested a number of tongue-in-cheek writing retreats in response to the frenzy around the Amtrak writing residency. (A residency that, it turns out, […] ...Keep Reading »
I love learning about other writers: what they think, what they drink, what their offices look like, what inspires their stories, what punctuation marks they tend to overuse. So I’m […] ...Keep Reading »
Long ago, as a student in the Science Communication program at UC Santa Cruz, one of my instructors sat down with me for a chat about my post-graduation plans. I can’t […] ...Keep Reading »
Somehow, I talked our stalwart book editors, Tom Hayden (bio) and Michelle Nijhuis (bio), into letting me write a chapter for The Science Writers’ Handbook about networking (it’s called “Networking for the Nervous”). I’m […] ...Keep Reading »