Long-form writing: Tips with Stephen S. Hall

Neil Orman and Carla Schaffer
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Almost 30 years after his first genetic engineering story, writer Stephen S. Hall circled back to the topic with a CRISPR story on agriculture, specifically preventing decomposition of store-bought mushrooms. Hall says he frequently revisits past stories and is inspired by new developments that take place. In this video, he gives us a look into his writing style, structure, what he avoids and why narrative is important in long-form science writing.