Long-form writing: Tips with Stephen S. Hall

Neil Orman and Carla Schaffer

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.