In today’s Guardian, the scientist Siddhartha Mukherjee writes about his love of writing and tells us the question he asks before he starts to write.
- My single rule for writing about science is that you cannot know the answer if you don’t know the question.
- Before I write anything, I ask myself ‘What is the question that I want to answer?
- When I read a novel or encounter a poem or painting, I ask myself ‘What question is the painting or novel trying to answer?’
To read the full article: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/jan/13/siddhartha-mukherjee-my-writing-day