Academic Writing Tips

5 Writing Tips for When Your Mind is Blank

5 Writing Tips for When Your Mind is Blank

Even the most successful writers have minds that go blank occasionally. These writing tips will help you overcome your blank mind and get your words on paper. One of my coworkers told me she freezes when she has to write a report or even an email. She has a Master’s of Counseling, and had to […]

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5 Reasons Writers Should Not Outline Articles or Essays

5 Reasons Writers Should Not Outline Articles or Essays

I never outline my magazine articles, book ideas, or essays, so when I found this article on the reasons writers should not outline their work, I was thrilled! Here’s what Publication Coach Daphne Gray-Grant says: “When I was a sullen high school student, many of my teachers demanded that we submit outlines with every essay. […]

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10 Writing Tips for Science and Math College Students

10 Writing Tips for Science and Math College Students

Written by on May 19, 2011 in Academic Writing Tips, Nonfiction Writing with 2 Comments

College students majoring in science or math often say they can’t write. These writing tips will help math or science majors who struggle to write term papers, essays, and tests. These tips will help you explain formulas and theories in actual words and sentences. Before the tips, a quip: “One of the endlessly alluring aspects […]

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Essay Writing Tips – How to Write College Essays and Term Papers

Essay Writing Tips – How to Write College Essays and Term Papers

Knowing how to write college essays and term papers can make the difference between passing and failing a college course! These essay writing tips sprout from years of writing practice, and they’re kicked off by a publication coach. Before the tips, a quip: “A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must […]

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College Writing Help – 5 Ways to Write Better Essays

College Writing Help – 5 Ways to Write Better Essays

The savviest students know that finding the right college writing help will get them the right grades! These five ways to write better essays range from snuggling up to the assignment to editing with different hats on. Before the tips, a quip: “It’s not plagiarism – I’m recycling words, as any good environmentally conscious writer […]

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How to Write About a Boring Topic

How to Write About a Boring Topic

Writers have to know how to write about boring topics because we’re not all lucky enough to write about what we love! These five writing tips are from Sarah Danielson, who says…. “Dull content can be the kiss of death for otherwise likeable writers. Being professional and meeting the needs of your clients is one […]

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How to Write Better Sentences, Better Paragraphs, Better Everything!

How to Write Better Sentences, Better Paragraphs, Better Everything!

Knowing how to write better sentences will help you write better paragraphs, which will help you be a better writer! To paraphrase Shakespeare, “the sentence is the thing.” It’s the foundation of spellbinding books, blogs, or magazine articles! These tips will help you write better sentences, which will create better paragraphs, which will blossom into better […]

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7 Reasons Writers Are Fools if They Don’t Tell Stories

7 Reasons Writers Are Fools if They Don’t Tell Stories

Don’t be a foolish writer! Here, a publication coach describes the reasons writers need to tell stories, and explains why story-telling is “the most important job for writers.” “Telling stories – and telling them well – is probably the single most important job facing any writer,” says the Publication Coach, Daphne Gray-Grant. “And guess what? Stories […]

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How to Write Better – 5 Quick Tips for Clear, Effective Writing

How to Write Better – 5 Quick Tips for Clear, Effective Writing

The key to successful writing – whether it’s a school essay, business proposal, book manuscript, feature article, or blog post (phew!) – is using clear and effective words and sentences. Here are several quick tips for better writing, which will make even the dullest subjects more interesting for readers (and writers!).   Before the tips, a quip: […]

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Tips for Editing and Revising Articles, Essays, and Research Papers

Tips for Editing and Revising Articles, Essays, and Research Papers

The best way to write great articles, essays, and research papers is to edit and revise until you can edit and revise no more! These tips for rewriting apply to all types of writing — from nonfiction papers to short stories. Knowing how to edit and revise is the key to being a successful writer (or earning an “A” on […]

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