It's time to ask for research money once again, and so the topic of this post is: what makes for a compelling (and ultimately fundable) research proposal? I haven't done too many of these yet, so I'm not sure. Fortunately, PLoS Computational Biology has provided a "10 simple rules" list (one of many available in their archive):
The reference list of that article has a link to another resource on the "art" of grantsmanship (is this an actual word?):
Art of Grantsmanship
In any case, this should be a good start for anyone who is interested.