It has been an excellent time here in Flagstaff for the National Association of Science Writers meeting. My friend Emily Sohn and I hosted a panel Saturday with some top-notch journalists, discussing the pros and cons of specialization. Here is how one attendee summarized the conversation:

Having a specialization pays off

By Kathleen O’Neil
Many freelance writers start off as generalists and, either by plan or accident, end up specializing in a particular topic because it can save them time and get them more work. In fact, of the six panelists who discussed specialization at Saturday afternoon’s “Beat It” session, only one identified himself as a complete generalist. More
I was the one of six.
AuthorDavid Wolman