Ask Ethan #38: How do I write a science blog? (Synopsis)

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” -Maya Angelou

From questions about the smallest scales to the largest, from Earthly phenomena to things we could only conceive of in theory, our Ask Ethan series is your opportunity to have anything you ask considered for a column. This week, though, is a little different than normal.

Image credit: Kenneth Libbrecht of http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/.
Image credit: Kenneth Libbrecht of http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/.

Rather than a question about science, I got a question about science writing. And in particular, what advice I’d give to a young scientist who was interested in starting their own science blog for the very first time.

Image credit: Extended Learning Institute at NOVA, via http://elifestudentblog.blogspot.com/2012/09/new-student-lingo-workshops.html.
Image credit: Extended Learning Institute at NOVA, via http://elifestudentblog.blogspot.com/2012/09/new-student-lingo-workshops.html.

Go read the whole story, and then weigh in here on what you’d like to see!