This 2-hours workshop explains the basics of manuscript writing, scientific communication, and how to avoid rejection by impact factor journals. Participants will make four hands-on exercises on identifying the forms of novelty, writing in English, structuring a powerful abstract and writing a Micro-Article. Dr. Eric Lichtfouse is Chief Editor of the journal Environmental Chemistry Letters. He is the author of the textbook Scientific Writing for Impact Factor Journals, Nova Publishers, and inventor of the Micro-Article, a new writing tool to identify novelty. He has been awarded the Highest Citation Increase for journal editing by the Essential Science Indicators. He has edited 3 journals and 50 books.