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Writing Effective Letters, Titles, and Abstracts

  1. Why focus on these 3 elements?
  2. Cover letter
    • Speak to editor
    • Sell importance of your work
    • What to include
  3. Responding to reviewers
    • Put yourself in their shoes
    • What were the reviewer’s instructions?
    • How to and how not to respond
  4. Writing effective, accurate titles
    • Purpose of the title
    • Follow 5 golden rules
    • Samples- too narrow
    • Samples- anthropomorphized
    • Samples- expert
    • Samples- hard to understand
    • Samples- acronym soup
  5. Writing effective abstracts
    • Formula
    • Length
    • Samples (before and after editing)

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