Planning and writing your technical reportThe two books below provide excellent introductions to academic writing, make sure you read the first one.
- How to get research published in journals by Abby Day, Aldershot, Hampshire, England; Brookfield, Vt., USA: Gower, 1996 ISBN 0566078864 or 0566077671 (paperback)
After selecting a target journal, a starting point is to select three or four of the closest articles that your article must stand up to.
The writing_template.txt is something I put together based on a selection of reviewer comments I compiled recently for a few articles, from past experiences. The first part is the section of the article I was writing and below selected comments by reviewers, note that I neither necessarily agree with the comments nor accept that they are true but certainly do take them into account when editing the work for re-submission. At the end is an article plan that I put together to help me with sectioning in a recent journal publication.
Latex is a very popular for techical writing tasks, easing the creation of complex mathematical and logical equations and allowing for better control, formatting and appearance important in publication.A Latex tutorial is available that you may fin d helpful, available under the project resources (see subdirectory):