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Author Hancock, Elise.

Title Ideas into words : mastering the craft of science writing / Elise Hancock ; foreword by Robert Kanigel.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2003]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  808.0666 HAN    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 151 pages ; 23 cm
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Summary This book covers the essentials of science writing: finding story ideas, learning the science, opening and shaping a piece, polishing drafts, overcoming blocks, and conducting interviews with scientists and other experts who may not be accustomed to making their ideas understandable to lay readers. An entire chapter is devoted to habits and attitudes that writers should cultivate, another to structure, and a third to the art of revision.--From publisher description.
Contents 1. A Matter of Attitude 1 -- 2. Finding Stories 29 -- 3. Finding Out: Research and the Interview 45 -- 4. Writing: Getting Started and the Structure 69 -- 5. Writing: The Nitty Gritty 95 -- 6. Refining Your Draft 111 -- 7. When You're Feeling Stuck 129.
Subject Technical writing.
Technische wetenschappen.
Didactisch proza.
Kreatives Schreiben.
Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten.
Wissenschaftliches Manuskript.
ISBN 0801873290

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