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Mary Roach

Science writer Mary Roach describes her transition from a home office to a series of rented spaces shared with other writers. "I spent 10 years working out of my home and much prefer having an outside office to go to."

Catch up on ScienceWriters2016

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The annual meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing ends today in San Antonio, Texas, and our conference travel fellows have been filing reports on many of the panels and other sessions. You can read their coverage now on our past events page. Watch that page for more updates as they become available, and start making plans now for the World Conference of Science Journalists in San Francisco next October.

ScienceWriters2016 meeting begins

ScienceWriters2016 begins today in San Antonio, Texas, with professional development workshops developed by the National Association of Science Writers, briefings on scientific research presented by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, and lab tours and science field trips organized by a consortium of San Antonio's scientific community led by the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and BioBridge Global. Watch this page in coming days for reports from selected sessions.

ScienceWriters2016 Travel Fellows

Together with the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, our partners in these ScienceWriters conferences, and DiverseScholar, a former Idea Grant recipient that’s found ongoing support for its project, we are pleased to announce the ScienceWriters2016 travel fellows:

Registration for ScienceWriters2016 is open

Registration for ScienceWriters2016, October 28-November 1 at the Omni La Mansion del Rio on the historic River Walk in downtown San Antonio, opens today.

From ScienceWriters: San Antonio preview

The NASW workshops programs committee evaluated more than 60 proposals for this year's professional workshops in order to arrive at a value-added program of 14 sessions. And CASW New Horizons in Science briefings will address fast-moving areas of science, including cancer immunotherapy, smart vehicles, and traumatic brain injury.

Submit your ScienceWriters2016 session proposals by March 1

Help us make ScienceWriters2016 the most engaging meeting yet. Submit a workshop session proposal by March 1. Details and more enticements to get involved are included in the easy, new online submission form.

Read reports from ScienceWriters2015

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Our conference travel fellows have been filing reports on sessions from ScienceWriters2015, which began Friday in Cambridge, Mass. If you were not among the 800 people (a record!) who registered for the conference, you can see what you missed on our conference reports page.

ScienceWriters2015 registration closes today

Are you thinking of coming to Cambridge? Be sure to visit and complete your registration. Registration ends today, Thursday, September 24. With over 700 science writers signed up so far, we cannot take any late or onsite registrations no matter how creative the excuse. This incredible response means that many events are sold out as of this last day of registration, including the Sunday ScienceWriters party and the NASW workshops.

ScienceWriters2015 early bird discount ends September 2 and meeting updates

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ScienceWriters2015 begins in Cambridge in just over a month on October 9. Read about new hotel and shuttle options, a pre-conference workshop on the unique skill of writing for video, and the deadline for discounted early registration, which is tomorrow, September 2.