Attending to readerliness in scholarly writing

One of the elements that I personally think denotes an obvious shift in someone’s approach to scholarly writing, is when the researcher begins to view their text from the point of view of the reader. This is as opposed to being written from their PoV, capturing what they feel they have to say, in a way that makes sense to them as the author. I’d call this switching from writerly writing to readerly writing.

But, as always, the inimitable Prof Pat Thomson explains this far better than I and provides incredibly useful detail…

revising with a reader in mind – ten questions