Tips For Writing

The sentence not to start your paper with

The first sentence is vital in any piece of writing, including academic writing. It’s one of the first things a reader will see and it gives them a lasting first impression of your paper. It needs to draw the reader in and show them how important, interesting and relevant your research is. Think about some … Read the full story

Top language mistakes for rejection

Managing Editors read submissions before they are sent to a journal’s editor to make sure the submission meets certain requirements. When you submit your manuscript to a journal, it may be checked by a Managing Editor against these criteria for desk rejection – including poor language. So how can you make sure your manuscript meets the language requirements to sail through the first stage of checking? … Read the full story