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BY LETITIA HENVILLE | August 08 2019

The singular “they” and your power to choose as an academic writer.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | July 10 2019

There are many tools that measure readability scores, but few contexts in which they’re useful for academics.

BY RANDY BOYAGODA | June 28 2019

The campus novel is fiction for our times, but the best of the genre is timeless.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | June 18 2019

The political and persuasive significance of being intentionally hard to understand.

BY MIRA SUCHAROV | May 31 2019

Once you’ve decided you want to jump into the public commen­tary sphere, how can you land on a specific idea?

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | May 09 2019

How to immerse yourself in the linguistic world in which your readers live, write, and think.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | April 08 2019

A book on lacrosse takes the main prize in English, while a history of Indigenous peoples in American and European societies wins in French.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | April 05 2019

When authoring together, be innovative in language and structure, but conform to convention as you submit your work to be published.

BY JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | March 05 2019

The guidelines require students to have a letter signed by their instructor indicating what kind of editing help is permitted.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | March 01 2019

How three free algorithms can help you to edit efficiently.

BY DAVID KENT | February 20 2019

As Dave starts his second parental leave, we look back at what the Black Hole has been writing about for the last six months.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | February 06 2019

Strategies to surprise and excite your audience.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | January 11 2019

The IMRAD, hourglass and inverted pyramid structures are all options you can use – it is up to you to find which works best for your article.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | December 07 2018

Your discipline and its conventions shape how you do research. How might they also shape your approach in the classroom?

BY DAVID SYNCOX | December 03 2018

Graduate students and professors need to act to promote academic integrity.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | November 13 2018

Be conscious and deliberate with how you occupy the landscape of your writing.

BY BECKY ROBERTSON | October 31 2018

Eight writers from around the globe are vying for the richest prize awarded to history books in English.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | October 16 2018

Many academics are chronically sleep deprived. When you’re writing your most important documents, ensure your formatting makes it easy for tired brains to process your words.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | September 19 2018

When you can’t tell how to conjugate “to be,” your lay summary isn’t laying correctly.

BY BRAD ÆON | April 25 2017

It may well be the single most important predictor of well-being in academia.

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