Helpful writing tools for you

This compilation of tools can increase your writing efficiency and proficiency. I personally use and practice the principles in these tools. 

e-BOOKS on MEDICAL WRITING TOPICS
Learn more in less time with these focused e-books. Coming Soon!

  • Before You Write: Laundry Sorting and Other Pre-writing Tasks
  • Better PowerPoint Presentations
  • Grant Writing for Success
  • Effortless Grammar Greatness
  • Effortless Punctuation Prowess
  • Make Every Word Count
  • Proofreading During Crunch Time
  • Secret Links between Written and Verbal Communications
  • Style Guides: What they are, How to Use Them
  • What Corrupts your Files—and How to Avoid It
     

FULL-LENGTH BOOKS

  • Proofread Like a Pro
  • How to Report Statistics in Medicine, 2nd ed., by Tom Lang
  • How to Write, Publish and Present in the Health Sciences, by Tom Lang
     

MEDICAL DICTIONARIES, online versions
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(free dictionaries)


ORGANIZATIONS


STYLE GUIDES, free
Much medical writing is done in AMA style. But nursing, psychiatric, and behavioral science journals require APA style. Press releases require AP style. When you don’t want to purchase a costly, thick manual for writing you do less frequently, you usually can find the right format for citations in a free quick reference guide. Here are the most prominent ones.