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Unformatted text preview: diment is the first draft. Get the facts [Ashby, How to write a paper 2005] down on paper without The Embodiment.worrying about style; make drafts of each Get the facts The embodiment is the first draft. section; develop the calculations; sketch the figures; assemble down on paper without worrying about style; make drafts of each section; How to write a paper, 6th edition develop the calculations; sketch the figures; assemble MFA, 20/02/05 3 Dr. Dr. Oliver Franke be fine-tuned to meet their needs. More on style in Section 8. Structuring Make no mistake. Write poorly and you’ll bore, exasperate and ultimately lose your readers. Write well, and they’ll respond in the way you plan. Figure 2. Markets for technical writing. [Ashby, How to write a paper 2005] 3 CONCEPT—Making a Concept-Sheet When you can’t write, it is because you don’t know what you want to say. The first job is to structure your thinking. Settle down comfortably with a cup of coffee (or better, beer) and an A3 sheet Dr. Dr. Oliver Franke idea that requires further development. Put each in a bubble near the box to which it applies, with an arrow showing where it fits in. Structuring This is the time to de-focus, forget the detail and think both longitudinally and laterally. A3 or A4 sheet, landscape mode Good ideas for the text Boxes with main headings Things that are still needed Figure 3. A model for a concept sheet. Links between sections of text [Ashby, How to write a paper 2005] Dr. Dr. Oliver Franke How to write a paper, 6th edition 6 MFA, 20/02/05 Detailing …………Time has passed. The draft has matured for 48 hours or more. Now we must address the details. 48 hours have passed; now deal with: a)  Grammar b)  Spelling 5 DETAIL I: Grammar c)  PunctuaIon d)  Style (avoid the cGrammar tells the reader the function of words and their loud and other symbols) relationship. Mess up the grammar and you confuse the reader. What follows is a brief summary of the simplest essentials of grammar. 5.1 The parts of speech [Ashby, How to write a paper 2005] Parts of speech are...
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