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When it is appropriate. Your description of your motivation to do it does not seem compelling to me.


To quote my high school biology teacher (and please understand, this was an all boys school and we all know what biology topics are of particular interest to a teenage boy. Excuse the crassness of the analogy), "Writing should be like a girl's skirt: Long enough to cover everything, short enough to keep it interesting." Since your book is on a scientific ...


The simplest answer would be to try writing it like you're telling it to someone. You could use a "rubber duck" method to test it out: Place a rubber duck (or something similar) next to your computer or wherever you write, pretend it's a person, and try to explain the manuscript to it from your point of view. Make sure to insert your personal reactions/...

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