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Learn about Cathy Mazak’s 3-step process to set and accomplish realistic writing goals this summer while having enough time to recharge for the next semester.
Why you might be setting yourself up to fail at writing.
Learn what not to do (and what to do instead) when writing the introduction to your paper (or grant proposal).
Here’s what’s important when writing applications for research funding.
Learn how long a paragraph should ideally be, which the most important sentences are and how to use paragraphs to achieve flow in your manuscript.
What discussion sections in scientific papers should and shouldn’t contain.
If you incorporate the essential story elements, your reader will find your paper easier to read and remember.
Seven things you need to know about writing high-impact papers.
Plan your scientific writing for 2019 to ensure that you will be truly productive.
Hint: Put your reader first.
Here’s how to conquer the blank page.
No more endless rounds of revising a manuscript. Here’s how to make the process enjoyable for everyone.
Part 2 of my scientific writing productivity mini-series
Get more writing done in less time and feel good about it.
Find out how you can hit the word count and improve your writing at the same time.
Tullio Rossi gives step-by-step instructions to design an award-winning conference poster.
Presentation guru Dr. Echo Rivera explains why you absolutely need to think visually in your conference presentations.
How to write the perfect abstract (plus a Word template).
You don’t need to master English as a native speaker to write excellent scientific papers. It is more important to make your research easy to grasp.
If the title of your paper doesn’t appeal to your reader, they won’t read it. Here are the mistakes you should avoid making.
Learn which studies to choose as a reference in your paper, what biases to check for, if self-citation is okay and what the ultimate way is to reference studies in the text.
Use these simple data visualisation techniques to create simple figures that are easy to understand and part of your narrative.
Want to write papers that get accepted? Here’s how.
Do you know what editors want to read in cover letters and what the absolute no-goes are? Nature Astronomy editor Dr. Paul Woods shares his insights.
Drama theory in a scientific paper? Oh yes. Characters, setting, tension, climax, resolution, … - here are all the story elements that should also be present in a paper.
Discover the essential story elements you need for excellent scientific writing.
What exactly is a story and why is it essential in academic writing?