Originally published on Medium Why don’t talks start with the punchline? Or at least, with what is the problem? In lay terms, really, even if your audience is all scientists. I want to know why I should care before devoting attention span. Also, brag a bit. Your findings are the first time this has been… Continue reading Thoughts I Have During a Science Talk
Equating fear with progress instead of with THERE'S A TIGER RUNNNNNN!
I don't know who's more excited: me now or me as a fifth grader.
Is this what writer’s block is—not feeling stuck but feeling tapped out?
Episode 3: Goals It’s taken me a month to write about the fact that, in July, I participated in the NaNoWriMo Camp. Background: National Novel Writing Month is a challenge to, not surprisingly, write a novel (approximately 50,000 words) in the month of November. I’ve never had the time or motivation to commit on quite… Continue reading Writing Blind: Diary of a Newbie Writer
Episode 2: What’s in a Name? In those awkward, small-talk conversations I hate so well, when someone asks me what I do in my spare time, the top thing off my tongue is “I’m a runner.” There are a few responses to this: I hate running, I only run if someone’s chasing me (var: I… Continue reading Writing Blind: Diary of a Newbie Writer
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