How not to write a science book…

…or blog post, or any non-fiction for that matter. Dave Munger explains. As one of his commenters notes: ”

Actually, this fantastic post is like a DSM entry for diagnosing crappy science writing. “Must exhibit 7 of 9 symptoms for 200 pages.”

Print it out and put it next to your computer. Check it out next time you start writing something…

One response to “How not to write a science book…

  1. Has Munger sneakily weighed in on the “Framing Science” topic with his point #8?

    “..People don’t read science books to learn things, they read them to make their lives better…