LEARNING TO WRITE BETTER
- How to write a good [systems] paper (or things that I wish my mother had told me), by John Wilkes, EuroSys 2006 Authoring Workshop.
- Does systems research measure up? by Christopher Small , Narendra Ghosh , Hany Saleeb , Margo Seltzer , Keith Smith
- How to get a paper accepted at OOPSLA, by Kent Beck at a panel at OOPSLA 1993, reproduced by Michael Godfrey. (In particular, see Point 4 on writing a 4-line abstract.)