In addition to working as the senior producer for Discovery News, Tracy Staedter is also founder of Fresh Pond Writers, a Boston-based creative writing workshop for experienced writers. Her nonfiction has appeared on Discovery News, Slate, Fast Company, Earth Magazine, Astronomy, Scientific American, and Technology Review. Her fiction has appeared in Luna Station Quarterly. She authored the children's book, Rocks and Minerals, part of the Reader's Digest Pathfinders series. She writes the blog Text Heavy. Follow her on Twitter: @tracy_staedter.