Medical Writing Writing Matters The Webscout

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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Message from the President
EMWA news
Getting what you want from your scientific writing: tips for writing clearly
What's your problem? A practical approach to scientific document design
The joys of outlining in medical writing
Pleasing the reader by pleasing the eye—Part 1 The role of format and design in readability
Writing visually for medical writers
Quality control: getting the best out of your review
Pharmaceutical medical writing competencies: Comparing self-perception with employers' expectations
In the Bookstores
Journal Watch
The Webscout
Manuscript Writing
Regulatory writing
English Grammar and Style
Out On Our Own
Gained in Translation

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Editor-in-Chief

Raquel Billiones

Co-Editors

Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Deputy Managing Editor

Alicia Waltman

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Clare Chang

Barbara Grossman

Joselita T. Salita

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News       

Aurélie Gobet / Paolo Rega

Gained in Translation

Raquel Billiones

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh / Stephen Gilliver

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Namrata Upadhyay

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Jennifer Clemens

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Kimi Uegaki

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Karim Montasser

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Lay out Designer

Chris Monk