Masterclass: Popular Science

Masterclass: Popular Science

Zoom Masterclass with Michael Brooks
  • Michael Brooks
    Michael Brooks
Date Friday February 10th 2023, 11:00 - 13:00 GMT
Location Online

Creating a compelling narrative from scientific research is a challenging but hugely rewarding creative endeavour. In this practically-focused class, best-selling science author Michael Brooks will share his tips for making science sing.

He’ll discuss the structure of a successful science book, the art of capturing a reader’s attention, and the narrative tricks that keep your readers enthralled from the first page to the last. He’ll share practical insights and give opportunities for writing all the necessary summaries, introductions and take-aways that selling the best science writing requires.

Whether you want to write about your own research, someone else’s, or the output of a whole field of study, this class will provide inspiration, support and practical ideas for turning tales of scientific success (or failure!) into a thrilling and satisfying literary journey.

The Masterclass will be delivered via Zoom webinar (11:00-13:00), so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

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