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Jill U Adams writes about health & medicine, nature & environmental issues, and the intersection of research & policy for newspapers, magazines, and the web. Publication credits include Audubon, Discover, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Science, and Nature. A former research scientist, Jill has shed her passive voice but not her disapproval of handwaving theories. A parent of teens, she is loath to give advice, but is full of it anyway. Jill lives in Albany, NY, with her husband, three kids, and a dog.

2 responses to “Start Writing ASAP”

  1. Alaina Levine

    What a great article! Very well written and tons of terrific and useful advice. Thanks for sharing these insights.

  2. Heather Livingston

    This is excellent advice! I’m not even a science writer (I think I am following you because I’m a science editor); but I have been writing fiction and biography, and all of this advice applies there as well. Thank you!

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