Over at The Scientist, experts give advice on how to make your manuscript a more enjoyable read. First, follow some age-old writing traditions such as sitting down for a set amount of time each day, say 15 to 30 minutes, to write and also reading what you've written out loud. "All our prose should move in the direction of being more conversational," says New Mexico State's Tara Gray, though she acknowledges that being too casual should also be avoided. Other tips include easing the reader into new concepts by starting with what's more familiar and then segueing to new ideas and making sure that each sentence follows logically from the one before it.
Tips for Writing that Manuscript
Dec 05, 2009