If you want your constituents to understand and trust what your organization tells them—you need an editorial style guide.
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We are big-boy and big-girl scientists, and it’s time to start acting (and writing) like some. Here are a few tips I’ve discovered over a few dozen publications to help us along the way.
Writing clearly is hard enough without having to make gut-wrenching decisions about commas, spaces, hyphens, and quotation marks every few seconds. Thankfully, government writers have a sort of uniform code of conduct designed to make all government writing consistent. It’s called the Government Printing Office Style Manual, and it resolves many of the common, everyday… Read more »