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Banana test

The Banana by No Style, Attribution-NonCommercial License

In this post from Katherine Firth of Research Degree Voodoo is some great advice for checking that your sentences are actually saying something meaningful. 38 more words

Academic Writing

Is it a bibliography or a reference list?

Tui feeding in the flax by Yani Dubin, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License

At the end of your document you have a list of references. Should you call it a bibliography or a reference list? 24 more words

Writing Mechanics

Showing whose idea it was

Who is that masked man? By Carolyn Lehrke, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License

Your writing will be a mixture of your own conclusions and those of others. How do you clearly indicate which is which? 42 more words

Writing Mechanics

Showing whose idea it was

Who is that masked man? By Carolyn Lehrke, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License

Your writing will be a mixture of your own conclusions and those of others. How do you clearly indicate which is which? 42 more words

Writing Mechanics

Alternative words

Pompous! by Stephen Lloyd-Smart, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License

Do you have a tendency to use long words in your writing when you don’t need to? Do you write “commence” instead of just “begin”; “in order that” instead of “so”; “numerous” instead of “many”; “utilise” instead of “use”? 54 more words

Academic Writing

Alternative words

Pompous! by Stephen Lloyd-Smart, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License

Do you have a tendency to use long words in your writing when you don’t need to? Do you write “commence” instead of just “begin”; “in order that” instead of “so”; “numerous” instead of “many”; “utilise” instead of “use”? 54 more words

Academic Writing

BETA NOT

BETA THAN YOU

BETA ROUND THE BUSH

BETA THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

BETA, MISTREATA

BETA NOT

For a blog post on beta readers it seems appropriate to have a range of options for the title. 611 more words

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