A blog for scientific writers and editors
RESOURCES FOR EDITORS
GRAMMAR AND USAGE
Rescources for Editors
- Taxonomic names: Format them right!
- Guidelines for responding to reviewers
- How to write a great cover letter for a scientific manuscript
- Place capital letters correctly on place names
- Wordy phrases and concise substitutes
- EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators
Grammar and Usage
- The semicolon: “Mr. In-Between”
- Knowing whether to use “whether” or “if”
- Mix-ups “effectively” “affect” your writing
- Let’s all agree on subject–verb agreement
- Punctuation on each side of the pond – and of the quotation mark!
- Spell it right on each side of the pond!
- To restrict or not to restrict? It’s a question of commas
- Hyphens help make those all-important connections
- Use a light touch with the definite article
- Which word? Tricky words and phrases