A shorter blog post. Adam Ruben has written an amusing, but equally very insightful article titled 'How to Write Like a Scientist'. It is hosted by Science.
Here is an extract:
"Why can’t we write like other people write? Why can’t we tell our science in interesting, dynamic stories? Why must we write dryly? (Or, to rephrase that last sentence in the passive voice, as seems to be the scientific fashion, why must dryness be written by us?)"
Read the full article here: Ruben article