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Writing a page-turner: how to tell a story in your scientific paper

Clemens, Anna (2018) Writing a page-turner: how to tell a story in your scientific paper. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (21 May 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

People love stories. We watch, read, tell, and listen to stories every day. Despite this, most researchers don't think in terms of story when they write a journal paper. To Anna Clemens, that's a missed opportunity, because storytelling is easy to implement in your manuscript provided you know how. Think of the six plot elements - character, setting, tension, action, climax, resolution – and the three other story essentials – main theme, chronology, purpose. You’ll soon outline the backbone of your narrative and be ready to write a paper that is concise, compelling, and easy to understand.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2018 14:29
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2019 00:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/89899

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