Facts, no Fiction

Lazy Fox by Maija Karala (Eurwentala at DeviantArt)

Popularizing science has become increasingly popular among researchers. Not only is it important to share the knowledge, but it may also help to find funding, if the general public comes to understand the significance of the research. A professional science journalist is driven by the love of science and telling about it. Popular articles on […]

ABC of the Perfect Article

ABC of the Perfect Article

  The story of all stories, the one that will give you the Pulitzer prize? Or just make an editor buy your idea? Get the ABC of the perfect article. A – Amazing Idea It’s as simple as that. A perfect story begins with a perfect idea. Anything less of amazing is not acceptable. Because, if you […]

Why an Interview is a Writer’s Best Friend?

Ever wondered why there are so many interview based articles in newspapers? Why journalists want to make interviews? As an editor of small publications, I receive mainly articles without interviews from potential contributors. I wonder why. I’ve always preferred an interview as a means to gain knowledge and content for my writing. Yesterday I talked with […]

One of a Kind

Non-profit magazines have one major advantage – they are free of the commercial reality. Thus, they can present topics that have no place in the publications of big media companies. When real professionals and experts combine their skills, non-profit magazines can develop into true gems. One excellent example is Herpetomania, magazine published by the Finnish […]

Anatomy of an Article

An article is like a living creature. It will flourish if it’s taken care of and suffer if some of its parts are neglected. All parts of a good article work in unison. But if the left hand doesn’t know what the right is doing, the feet get tangled and the head is spinning, then […]