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Volume 21, Issue 3 - Writing Matters

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Abstract

Writing matters

Writing matters – anything that matters in writing, or any writing that matters? I tend to interpret it the second way, but I asked Google what it thinks. It responded with some nice-to-read, worth-reading, and helpful sites. I found that, like us medical writers, many people care a lot about words and language. Here is a selection of my discoveries.

http://www.dailywritingtips.com/

http://www.nald.ca/library/learning/writmatt/cover.htm

http://www.rlf.org.uk/fellowshipscheme/documents/RLFwritingmatters_000.pdf

http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/doc/about.csp

http://www.rhetcomp.gsu.edu/~bgu/8121/Reading-Porter.pdf.

Karin Eichele

Novartis Pharma GmbH, Germany

karin.eichele@novartis.com

 

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