5 steps on the path toward writing (science) well

February 8, 2007

//images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https://i0.wp.com/img.tfd.com/authors/cather.jpg&imgrefurl=http://cather.thefreelibrary.com/&h=249&w=197&sz=10&hl=en&start=6&tbnid=2vSp7moJhI2enM:&tbnh=111&tbnw=88&prev=/images%3Fq%3DWilla%2BCather%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26client%3Dsafari%26rls%3Den%26sa%3DNJanet has a post soliciting and summarizing comments on how her readers learn to write as scientists. Quite a diversity of experience.

I think the greater challenge, as an engaged creative person, is just to write well. If you love your ideas, and you want to express them, start thinking of writing (and teaching) as a craft to be honed, not a chore to be conquered. Here’s my five for today: Read the rest of this entry »