Resources: Writing

*This list is dynamic, and in-development. Feel free to make suggestions (use the comments section or contact us directly) re additional resources and great examples that should be included.


See the general scicomm resources page for tips and resources on writing about numbers and data, storytelling techniques, and a lot more.



To tell a good story, you often need to do historical/cultural research beyond your own science. These apps will help you keep your sources sorted.

  • Evernote is an excellent way to organize all types of media for a story.

Once your writing is published, these widgets can help you keep track of where it lands online.

  • Google Alerts
  • Mention: more comprehensive than Google Alerts – tracks webpages and social media mentions