Writing Science : How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded /

"As a scientist, you are a professional writer: your career is built on successful proposals and papers. Success isn't defined by getting papers into print, but by getting them into the reader's consciousness. Writing Science is built upon the idea that successful science writing tell...

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Main Author: Schimel, Joshua (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
©2012
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Writing in science
  • 2. Science writing as story telling
  • 3. Making a story sticky
  • 4. Story Structure
  • 5. The Opening
  • 6. The Funnel: connecting O and C
  • 7. The Challenge
  • 8. The Action
  • 9. The Resolution
  • 10. Internal Structure
  • 11. Paragraphs
  • 12. Sentences
  • 13. Developing flow
  • 14. Energizing writing
  • 15. Words
  • 16. Condensing
  • 17. Putting it all together: real editing
  • 18. Dealing with limitations
  • 19. Writing global science
  • 20. Writing for the public
  • 21. Resolution
  • Appendix A: My answers to revision exercises; Appendix B: Writing resources.