Writing numbers

Make your writing look readable

Use parallelism to simplify lists and make them more memorable

If one word can replace two or more words, then just use one word!

The serial (‘Oxford’) comma

Which or that?

Avoid using too many subordinate clauses

Be careful and consistent with tenses

Think before you use an adverb

Write good paragraphs

Avoid long noun-adjective strings

Try to avoid smothering verbs

Prefer the active voice

Keep subject and verb together and put lists at the end of the sentence

Consider splitting sentences of over 30 words

Keep your scientific writing clear and simple

Readability tools: are they useful for medical writers?

Advisory boards: a medical writer’s perspective