How to enter a science writing contest

The co-chairs of NASW's Awards Committee offer tips for entering the Science in Society Awards and other contests, along with some common mistakes to avoid: "Sure, you can enter a story in the contest just by submitting a link. But beware. We’re always surprised by the number of entries we have to disqualify because the link takes us to an error page. That’s a major bummer, given that we can’t ask our judges to go hunting down your work."