There’s never been a better time than the present to get back into letter writing as national stationery week approaches. Albeit we communicate with each other more than ever before, unlike our grandparents – or even parents – our emails are unlikely to be loving preserved as their letters have been. Continue reading Write up: Ten best letter writing sets
The words “research paper” on a syllabus may pack you with fear. Research papers mean hours spent in the library, more hours toiling with notes and drafts, and the headache of dealing with the arcane rules of documentation.
Before you begin working on a research paper in any course, it is significant to understand what a research paper is not . Continue reading What is a Research Paper?
Discussions about scientific misconduct are no longer just a closely held, cooed communication inbetween scientists. Over the past decade, commentary about the integrity of the scientific endeavor has been voiced in popular newspapers, blogs and public debate, clouding the integrity of the scientific endeavor. Continue reading How to identify coercive citation requests from an editor
References are not nouns. What does this mean? It means that the following is wrong: “In , Jack and Jill went up a hill.” Instead, you can say, “Mother Goose reports that Jack and Jill went up a hill .”
Now that Halloween is over, go on a which hunt. In general, everywhere you are using “which,” you should be using “that.” The particular rule is that “which” prefaces a clause that could be liquidated from the sentence without switching the meaning; if you need the clause to understand the sentence, then you want “that.” A corollary is that if the phrase is preceded by a comma, you most likely want “which.”
Continue reading 101 (or thereabouts) of Margo’s pet peeves in the writing of research papers
Having mastered pre-handwriting patterns, children progress to learning how to handwrite letters, numbers and symbols. Here we explain the different font types trained in UK schools and provide animations and free handwriting practice worksheets for training pre-school and primary school children how to form capital. Continue reading The final stage of instructing handwriting is learning how to join letters to form words
Writing a history paper is a process. Successful papers are not ended in a single moment of genius or inspiration, but are developed over a series of steps. When you very first read a paper prompt, you might feel dazed or intimidated. If you think of writing as a process and break it down into smaller steps, you will find that paper-writing is manageable, less daunting, and even pleasurable. Continue reading Steps for Writing a History Paper