I’ve noticed that a lot of freelance journalists yearn for a staff job. I’ve also noticed a lot of staff members yearn to quit their jobs and go freelance. Is the grass always greener on the other side of the fence? Yes. Absolutely. But as someone who recently made the leap from staff to freelance, I can share some of the pros and cons I'm aware of so far.
Musings on science writing, from a scientist turned writer.