Posted by: bluesyemre | January 2, 2013

The road to academic success is paved with stylish academic writing by Helen Sword

  • Treat academic writing not as a set of inviolable rules but as a series of stylistic choices, writes Helen Sword, who has found that a conversational yet authoritative tone coupled with attention-getting titles, compelling openings, anecdotes and illustrations is the key to accessible, interesting academic work.


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