Photo by Rhonda Felice Photography

Freelance science writer and editor, Kendall Powell covers the realm of biology, from molecules to maternity. She jumped from the lab bench to laptop via the UC, Santa Cruz Science Communication program in 2002. She has written news stories, features and scientist profiles for a variety of publications including the Los Angeles Times, Nature (including Nature Careers), PLoS Biology, Journal of Cell Biology, Science Careers and the HHMI Bulletin. In 2005, Kendall founded SciLance as a way to stay connected to a vibrant community of writers who are as much word nerds as science geeks. She lives near Denver, Colorado with her scientist husband, daughter, son, and two Labradors.

Articles in this series

  • Writing Labs: Desk as metaphor

4 responses to “Writing Labs: Desk as metaphor”

  1. Jill U Adams

    Fabulous and Funny! Dramatic and Inspiring!

  2. Anne Sasso

    Love this, Kendall. (Don’t we all secretly aspire to Christie’s Robo Desk? )

  3. Hannah

    Love it! There are a lot of hacks out there on the web for creating a standing desk. I’m sure a robo-desk wouldn’t be too tough …

  4. Sarah @ Baby Bilingual

    Don’t worry, Kendall, you’re still a scrappy young writer! Love the flip-flops and painted toes under the desk.

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