Effective Writing | Learn Science at ScitablePosted: January 14, 2017
Here is a useful summary of effective scientific writing tips from the Nature website; lots of answers to common questions (e.g., when to use the present and past verb tenses).
Effective writing is clear, accurate, and concise. When you are writing a paper, strive to write in a straightforward way. Construct sentences that reflect your ideas, choose appropriate verbs and use them well, and attend to the more mechanical aspects of writing in English.