Florida Keys: The Writing/Researching Life

If you’re interested in where I’ve been the past few weeks, my report on the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) tour of the Florida Keys appears today in The Miami Planet. If you write about science topics for children–fiction or nonfiction–I highly recommend checking out the SEJ conference. I don’t know anywhere else where I would have collected so much information on setting, science, and location-specific topics as I did on this trip. I don’t know anywhere else where I would have experienced so many different people, places, and adventures in such a short period of time.

Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, if nature, science, or the environment feature prominently in your work, you need to check out this organization.



The hidden price of "productivity" every writer needs to know - www.cherylreif.com

You’ve probably read the same tips I have: Have a smart phone? Check Facebook while standing in line at the post office! Respond to Twitter messages while waiting for your dentist! Catch up on your news feed while sitting on the pot! For years, I thought the path to increased productivity was to squeeze in MORE–more […]