The Write Rules

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Time to repent of these 10 basic writing sins.

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Knock Your Next Grant Out of the Park

The Edge for Scholars

Write more persuasive grants that earn better scores. Starts October 19.

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Bespoke Tailoring: Why You Want to Work with a Writer/Editor

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Hiring a medical editor is like having a bespoke tailor. No one cares what I’m wearing, but I want my work to step-out completely dressed for success.

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Reality Check: It's Not Your Data

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics struggle over what is THEIR data. Letting go of ownership is essential to sanity and productivity. Here's how.

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Why Can’t NIH Study Sections Operate More Like Journal Reviews?

Lisa Pastore, PhD

Why can’t NIH Study Sections have a consistent set of reviewers and consistent critique?

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Women: If You Want First Author Publications, Have a Female Boss

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

JAMA Study: Women get more credit in top tier journals when they are partnered with female mentors.

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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Write Better

Cranky Reviewer

Contorted sentence structure and dense text torture reviewers.

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So You Want to Be On An Editorial Board? Some Protips for That.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

A mere month ago, I was a humble researcher with an amazingly cool lab. But this month, things are different. I’ve been named a Reviewing Editor at a society …

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Success Working Away From the Office

Dr Liz, PhD

Try working away from your usual desk to improve your concentration, and reduce the interruptions. Work in sweats! Take breaks whenever!

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Research Manuscripts Should Tell Really Good Stories

Aimee Edgeworth

Does your research paper have a climax? Improve scientific writing with these storytelling techniques from Dr. Rafael E. Luna.

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