Getting rid of redundancy in academic writing

Oftentimes, I come across redundant prose which can be de-cluttered if authors strive for economy of writing. That is, every word must be essential in your writing. After writing, I recommend reviewing your work to trim unnecessary words and phrases. In research papers, I have often come across hedge phrases such as “it is reportedContinue reading “Getting rid of redundancy in academic writing”

Preparing your manuscript for the editor

You’ve written your manuscript and you can’t wait to get it published. I can relate to the feeling. However, nothing is more morale-killing than a book riddled with grammatical errors because it will repel readers and taint your reputation as an aspiring author. Hence, you need the second pair of eyes: the best editor. IsContinue reading “Preparing your manuscript for the editor”