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A three thousand word day
My graduate students, post-docs, and technicians are four days away from a thousand word deadline. The undergrads are an equal number of days away from a five hundred word deadline. This should be no surprise to them, because the due … Continue reading
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Easy tips for effective writing
Why is it so hard to write clearly? Is it because we don’t know what to say? Is it because we jettison all common sense when we write and try to adhere to some fancy form we imagine is sophisticated? … Continue reading
Posted in Tenure, Writing Tagged communication, Jerry Coyne, Richard Dawkins, science writing, Scientific writing, Writers Resources, writing 8 Comments