The Three Cs in Technical Writing

Clarity—Clarity means saying what you have to say in an organized fashion. Many writers who have something to say and who arrange their information in a logical manner still have difficulty making their writing clear to the reader. To be clear, sentences must have...

AAA

What does the title mean? No, Not the “American Automobile Association.” Actually, it stands for August Acronym Article, and it contains a few helpful lessons about when and how to use acronyms. The first of which is that you should introduce your acronym in...

Thr33s and 7even7

One, two, three,…you know the drill. Spell out numbers under 10 right? Wrong. The 7th edition of the Council of Science Editors (CSE) revises this rule. It is now acceptable to use a numeral in place of writing out a number. This new rule (or rule change) makes...