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Seminar with Magnus Linton on writing for wider publics

"Written ways to greater impact – rethinking text and purpose"

Published May 08, 2024

WaterCentre@KTH proudly invites you to a seminar with Magnus Linton, non-fiction writer and editor at the Institute for Futures Studies, who elaborates seven crucial points in his book Text and Style – Using Science in storytelling

Taking the step from the academic writing template to essayistic prose is very much a question of rethinking one’s ideas about a text´s meaning. What is discouraged in a peer review article may be considered stylistically appropriate in writing aimed for wider publics. Which linguistic features typical of today’s academic writing should be avoided when the aim is to communicate with wider audiences?