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Helpful Blogs And Books

My favorite book is "Writing Science in Plain English" by Anne E. Greene. I keep it close at hand when I'm editing because it explains lots of ways that we tend to make science writing too complicated and provides solutions on how to make them simpler.

https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/W/bo15288825.html


SciTechEdit International has a helpful list of all the things you should keep in mind when writing: https://www.scitechedit.com/en-gb/helpful-resources/newsletters/502-improve-your-scientific-writing


The science journalist Carl Zimmer has a nice blog on Guidelines and Guidance for Science Writing which has some great tips: https://carlzimmer.com/science-writing-guidelines-and-guidance/


This blog post by Katie L. Burke is intended on communicated tips for writing science for the general public, but I find a lot of her advice helpful for writing any manuscript: https://www.americanscientist.org/blog/from-the-staff/12-tips-for-scientists-writing-for-the-general-public



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